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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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Getting a grip

Nov 15 2017

(Français) It’s happened to all of us: we lose our balance and reach for a handrail to steady ourselves. But is that handrail in the right place to prevent a fall? Vicki Komisar, an AGE-WELL trainee and University of Toronto/Toronto Rehab doctoral student, is studying the optimal height and structural strength of handrails in the

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AGE-WELL’s 3rd Annual Conference spotlighted the network’s benefits to Canada

Nov 03 2017

(Français) Scientific talks, demos, a product launch and the grand finale of a national ideathon competition – those were just some of the highlights of AGE-WELL 2017, a major national conference on technology and aging held in Winnipeg on Oct. 17-19. The theme of this year’s conference was Benefiting Canada: Technologies, Services and Policies for

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AGE-WELL Summer Institute

Oct 31 2017

Every summer, we are pleased to offer an exciting and innovative week-long training event to AGE-WELL trainees across Canada. Shediac, New Brunswick was the picturesque setting for the 2nd AGE-WELL EPIC Summer Institute, held on July 4-8, 2017. Eighteen highly qualified personnel (HQP) from across Canada participated in the week of workshops, lectures and activities

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