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AGE-WELL 2016: Conference highlighted robust research and innovation program

Nov 09 2016

(Français) AGE-WELL’s 2nd Annual Conference & AGM attracted more than 300 researchers, trainees, older adults, caregivers, and partners from industry, government and the community who share a goal: to enhance the lives of older adults and caregivers. Held on Oct. 19-20 in Montreal, AGE-WELL 2016 showcased innovative research projects from across the AGE-WELL network, explored hot

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Cognitive computing targets caregiver needs

Oct 26 2016

(Français) Jackie struggles to find practical products, services and information online that can help her to care for her mother with dementia. “It’s hit-and-miss at best and at times overwhelming, especially if I am not sure what solutions are out there,” says the retired paramedic and nurse. Addressing the problem Jackie describes is exactly the

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AGE-WELL and HACKING HEALTH launch Canada-wide ideathon competition to boost technological solutions for healthy aging

Oct 19 2016

(Français) MONTREAL, Oct. 19, 2016 – AGE-WELL and HACKING HEALTH have teamed up to launch a Canadian ideathon, an innovative challenge focused on identifying and investing in great new ideas to support healthy aging. The announcement was made today at the AGE-WELL Annual Conference and AGM in Montreal. The first national competition of its kind,

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