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Taking part in AGE-WELL research

Jan 11 2018

(Français) Ian Goldman has a message for older adults and caregivers interested in getting involved with an AGE-WELL research project: “Jump in!” That’s what Goldman did in 2016 when he heard about an AGE-WELL project looking for older adults to participate as research partners advising on all aspects of the research process. “It piqued my

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New report finds variation in access to assistive technology across Canada

Dec 04 2017

(Français) A new report led by AGE-WELL investigators Dr. Rosalie Wang and Dr. Michael Wilson shows that access to assistive technology (AT) varies across Canada. The cross-Canada survey describes disparities in access to funding and services between jurisdictions and population groups. It is the first comprehensive jurisdictional scan of assistive technology programs that are offered

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AGE-WELL welcomes new Board members

Dec 04 2017

(Français) AGE-WELL’s Board of Directors appointed two new Board members, effective October 31st. As we welcome these new members, we would like to thank outgoing Board members Ms. Susan Thorning and Dr. John Reid for their contributions to AGE-WELL, Canada’s technology and aging network. Joining the Board are Mr. Eric Bosco and Mr. Richard Osborn.

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New national innovation hub focuses on sensors and analytics that help seniors age in place

Nov 27 2017

(Français) New national innovation hub focuses on sensors and analytics that help seniors age in place OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2017 – The AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE), Bruyère Research Institute and Carleton University are pleased to announce the launch of the newest national innovation hub, which advances the development of sophisticated sensor systems

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