Research Themes & Projects

AGE-WELL’s research program is organized into eight research themes or Workpackages (WPs), which address three overarching questions.

1. What are the needs of older adults and caregivers and how could technology be used to meet those needs?

Needs of Older Adults (WP1)

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Needs of Caregivers (WP2)

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2. What technology-based systems and services should be used to enhance the health, well-being of older adults and support independent living?

Technology for Supporting Functional Autonomy and Independence (WP3)

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Technology for Prevention and Reduction of Disease and Disability (WP5)

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Technology for Active Participation in Society (WP4)

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Technology for Maintaining Good Mental and Cognitive Health (WP6)

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3. How can innovation be fostered in the short and long-term to benefit older people, health care providers and Canadian Industry?

Health Systems, Practice, Policy and Regulatory Issues (WP7)

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Ethical, Cultural and Social Aspects of Technology (WP8)

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