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AGE-WELL Chair, Board of Directors Receives Honorary Doctorate

Feb 02 2016

Michael Harcourt, British Columbia’s 30th Premier and AGE-WELL NCE Chair, Board of Directors was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws at the Vancouver Island University’s convocation ceremony on Friday, January 29, 2016.  Harcourt was recognized for his legal and political career as well as his exceptional work as a community activist.  For more on this story

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AGE-WELL Partner Otsuka Develops Animated Webisodes to Better Understand the Alzheimer’s Journey

Jan 19 2016

AGE-WELL partner, Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc., has developed a series of webisodes to help heighten awareness of early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s and other dementias and the steps you can take to assist a loved one.  They are each approximately 2 minutes in length and chronicle the story of the caring assistance an adult

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AGE-WELL Project 6.3: PAIN-ASSESS – Development, Implementation and Evaluation of an Automated Pain Detection System for Older Adults with Dementia

Jan 18 2016

(Français) The irony is inescapable:  a research project on technology that demands a gruelling form of human labour. For as much as 50 hours a week over a period of several months, a team at the University of Regina has been staring at video screens, manually coding different non-verbal pain expressions—coding a mind-boggling 50-thousand frames

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AGE-WELL YEAR IN REVIEW

Dec 30 2015

AGE-WELL took years of planning, followed by months of frantic activity to launch. But the scientific directors could point to a single October day in Calgary as the most memorable and satisfying.  It was the first conference and Annual General Meeting for the new Network of Centres of Excellence. “The day that we had—it was

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