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AGE-WELL’S MISSION

Aug 18 2015

You may not feel the ground shifting beneath your feet, but Canada faces an unstoppable tectonic shift in our demographics. Statistics Canada projects that by the year 2030 almost one in four of us will be 65 years of age and older. We will also be living longer. Projections indicate that by the year 2063

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AGE-WELL announces $5 Million in new funding for groundbreaking research to improve the lives of Canadians

Aug 18 2015

(Click here for French language version) Toronto – August 18, 2015 –AGE-WELL NCE Inc., the Aging Gracefully across Environments using technology to Ensure Well-Being, Engagement and Long Life (AGE-WELL) network, a national research and innovation network, is pleased to announce the launch of its Core Research Program. 25 teams of researchers from across Canada have

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Aging2.0 launches #30in30in30: 30 Startup Pitch Events in 30 Cities in 30 Days

Aug 05 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) AUGUST 04, 2015 Aging2.0, the global innovation platform for aging and senior care, today announced its new#30in30in30 initiative. This globally distributed program of events, in partnership with Google for Entrepreneurs, is designed to discover, showcase and support aging-focused entrepreneurs around the world via 30 startup pitch events in 30 cities in

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Dementia Care: It Takes a Community

Jul 28 2015

BACKGROUND On May 20, 2014 a group of family/friend caregivers (herein called care partners), care providers, educators, administrators, policy makers, and other professionals from the community, social service, and private sectors participated in a one day, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR, Grant No. DGE 129655) funded workshop titled: Knowledge Translation in Dementia Care: It

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Canadian seniors to benefit from technologies developed by AGE-WELL and Mitacs

Jul 09 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Click for French language version) Canadian seniors to benefit from technologies developed by AGE-WELL and Mitacs New partnership will see internships between industry and university researchers Vancouver, BC — July 9, 2015 — AGE-WELL, Canada’s technology and aging Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE), and Mitacs, a national non-profit research and training

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