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Are you an older adult or caregiver? Are you interested in the latest technology and aging research?
Do you want to know about the innovative work happening across Canada and how it can benefit you and your family member?

Alex Mihailidis - CopyPart 2: How AGE-WELL Technology is Changing Homes of the Future & Promoting Independence for All

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 2:00PM ET

Speakers: Dr. Alex Mihailidis, Scientific Director, AGE-WELL NCE

Description: AGE-WELL takes a unique approach to technology development by engaging all stakeholders from the beginning to ensure technologies can help older adults age in place and maintain their independence for as long as possible. In this webinar, participants will:

  • Learn about how AGE-WELL has advanced the development of technologies to enhance the home lives of Canadian seniors and their caregivers
  • Understand the global context of technology and aging and where Canada fits
  • Discover examples of successful AGE-WELL innovations being implemented today

Frank Knoefel and Rafik GoubranPart 3: Building an Innovation Hub – A Case Study

Date & Time: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 1:00 PM ET

Speakers: Dr. Frank Knoefel, Bruyère Research Institute & Dr. Rafik Goubran, Carleton University

Description: One part of AGE-WELL’s approach to sustainable impact is the creation of national innovation hubs across Canada. One of these hubs is based in Ottawa and focuses on Sensors and Analytics for Monitoring Mobility and Memory (SAM3). In this webinar, participants will:

  • Learn about how the SAM3 Innovation Hub was created
  • Discover different technologies being developed at the SAM3 hub
  • Understand the importance of bringing diverse stakeholders in one place to foster innovation

Archived Webinars

Part 1: Involving End-Users in All Stages of Research
February 19, 2019
Speakers: Dr. Julie Robillard, Ian Goldman, & Dr. Kristine Goulet


Consent & Capacity Part II
September 18, 2018
Speaker: Krista James, National Director of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law

Training the Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow
 August 21, 2018
Speakers: Leo Mui, Manager, Entrepreneurship Initiatives, the Impact Centre & Dr. Pooja Viswanathan, CEO, Braze Mobility Inc.

Predicting and Preventing Falls using Technology
July 5, 2018
Speakers: Dr. Steve Robinovitch, Professor, Simon Fraser University, Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology and School of Engineering Science

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
June 13, 2018
Speakers: Krista James, National Director of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law & Valerie Le Blanc, Staff Lawyer, British Columbia Law Institute

Consent & Capacity Part I
May 15, 2018
Speaker: Krista James, National Director of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law

Can I Help You? The Future of Socially Assistive Robots in Healthcare
April 9, 2018
Speaker: Dr. Goldie Nejat, Professor, University of Toronto, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

The Application of an Equity Lens to the Development of Technology for Older Adults
February 22, 2018
Speakers: Dr. Karen M. Kobayashi, Associate Professor and Research Affiliate, University of Victoria and Dr. Simon Carroll, Research Associate, University of Victoria

Using Technology to Detect Pain in Older Adults with Dementia
January 23, 2018
Speakers: Dr. Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Professor and Research Chair in Aging and Health Psychology, University of Regina & Dr. Babak Taati, Scientist at Toronto Rehab – UHN

The Opportunity of the Older Consumer
December 6, 2017
Speaker: Dr. Andrew Sixsmith, Scientific Director, AGE-WELL

Using Technology and Speech to Track Alzheimer’s
November 14, 2017
Speaker: Frank Rudzicz, Scientist, Toronto Rehab Institute/University of Toronto

How can technology help you locate your wandering family member when they are experiencing dementia?
October 3, 2017
Speaker: Dr. Lili Liu, lead investigator for the project and chair of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta