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AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence and Canadian Centre for Elder Law link up to focus on issues related to research and elder law

Oct 18 2017

(Français) WINNIPEG, Oct. 18, 2017 – The Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL) has been named a new AGE-WELL core facility in elder law. The announcement was made today in Winnipeg at AGE-WELL’s 3rd Annual Conference. AGE-WELL is a federally-funded pan-Canadian network driving research and innovation in the area of technology and aging. CCEL, established

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Canada’s Health Minister visits AGE-WELL and Toronto Rehab

Oct 03 2017

(Français) AGE-WELL NCE welcomed the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, to its host facility the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute on October 2. Minister Petitpas Taylor met with researchers and trainees from AGE-WELL (Canada’s Technology and Aging Network) and Toronto Rehab. AGE-WELL Board Member Mimi Lowi-Young and Dr. Geoff Fernie, Research Institute Director at Toronto

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National Seniors Day 2017

Oct 01 2017

October 1 is National Seniors Day 2017. To mark the day, AGE-WELL is profiling some of our researchers who are working to improve the lives of older adults. With support from the Government of Canada, these researchers are creating solutions to help older adults live full and independent lives. An app for brain fitness Imagine

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AGE-WELL-supported startup uses technology to track Alzheimer’s

Sep 20 2017

(Français) WinterLight Labs is getting a lot of attention for its tablet-based assessment tool that analyzes a person’s natural speech to detect and monitor Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive disorders. The tool records short samples of a person’s speech as they describe a picture―even a family photo―on the screen. It extracts hundreds of variables, such

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