Announcement for Call for Proposals – Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program

Feb 17 2015

From: Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and the Israel Science Foundation (ISF) announce the launch of a Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program. This program will provide funding for Canadian and Israeli researchers to assemble world-class research teams working in cutting-edge areas of biomedical science with a

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Can GPS technology help dementia sufferers stay independent longer?

Jan 21 2015

CTV News is covering aging well and GPS technology. Researchers in Alberta are trying to determine whether GPS technology can help people with early stage dementia stay safe and live independently longer. The Locator Device Project is a six-month trial being conducted out of the University of Alberta. Researchers are testing out GPS technology to

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Minister of State Alice Wong announces AGE-WELL

Jan 19 2015

The Minister of State Alice Wong announced Canada’s first research network in technology and aging – AGE-WELL – today. Front: Minister of State (Seniors) Alice Wong (seated) tests a new robot for older adults with AGE-WELL’s Marg Coahran, Research Associate, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – University Health Network Back: Rosalie Wang, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

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News Release – January 19, 2015

Jan 19 2015

AGE-WELL: New National Hub for Research and Innovation to Help Seniors Live Independently and Safely at Home  Canada’s first research network in technology and aging; researchers hit the ground running with focus on improving lives of an aging population  Toronto – January 19, 2015 – The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors) has announced that

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