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Past Policy Rounds

AGE-WELL NCE and the AGE-WELL National Innovation Hub Advancing Policies and Practices in Technology and Aging (APPTA) jointly launched Policy Rounds last fall. Featuring unique 30-minute presentations from researchers and trainees, Policy Rounds share knowledge and discuss the policy implications of the latest research in the AgeTech sector.


2020-2021 AGE-WELL APPTA Policy Rounds
Engaging people living with dementia in decision-making

Community Connectors: Harnessing positive community energy to address social isolation and loneliness

How attention to provincial long-term care policies can support or inhibit resident quality of life

Late life homelessness: Recognizing and addressing unmet need

The need for policy change to facilitate improved pain assessment and management in long-term care facilities

Measuring and enforcing the human rights of older persons

Responding to the COVID-19 emergency, returning to growth: Older workers and the pandemic recovery

From ideation to implementation: A case study in translating advances in research into industry-friendly outcomes
Technology with a Face: A Future with Social Robots

VOICES of Canada's Seniors: A roadmap to an age-inclusive Canada

Barriers and Facilitators of Digital Health Adoption for Chronic Disease Management

Collaborating Online Resources & Education (CORE) in Alberta and BC: Promoting Healthy Aging using a digital knowledge hub for seniors serving organizations

2020 Policy Rounds:

Engaging government to scale up MOvIT+: A program offering assistive technology coaching and supports

Engaging Older Adults in Research: The OA-INVOLVE Experience

Mobilizing international partnerships to inform dementia and missing persons policies

The use of automated vehicles by older adults with cognitive impairments

Policy challenges and approaches to the ethical design, development, and procurement of Age-Tech
How to scale up and sustain assistive technologies by leveraging policy partnerships
When employees are diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment or early onset dementia at work: Getting ahead of the curve
Sparking action to support rapid-learning health and social systems in Canada

2021 AGE-WELL Webinar Series
Part 5: Improving accessibility for people with various cognitive abilities through inclusive research and development

Part 3: Experiences in Caregiving during COVID-19: What Have we Learned?

Part 2: Keeping Your Brain Active and Healthy During COVID-19

Part 1: Everything You Need to Know to be an Engaged Health Researcher

2021 Other AGE-WELL Webinars
National Long-Term Care Standard Consultation: Operation and Infection Prevention and Control of Long-Term Care Homes

2020 AGE-WELL Webinar Series

Part 6: Technology Use and Attitudes towards Aging among Older Canadians during COVID-19: New Poll Results
Part 5: Revisiting Pandemic Perspectives from Older Adults and Caregivers
Part 4: In-home rehab made possible for knee replacement recovery
Part 3: Serious games: How digital games can help older adults combat social isolation
Part 2: Connecting the Unconnected: Introducing FamliNet
Part 1: Pandemic Perspectives from Older Adults and Caregivers

2019-2020 Creating the Future Webinar Series
Part 1: Involving End-Users in All Stages of Research
Part 2: How AGE-WELL Technology is Changing Homes of the Future & Promoting Independence for All
Part 3: Building an Innovation Hub - A Case Study
Part 4: How to Successfully Partner Internationally to Create Real-World Products
Part 5: Supporting People who Juggle Work and Caregiving: Challenges and Solutions
Part 6: Culturally Safe Research Models in Indigenous Communities

2017-2018 Public Webinar Series
Consent & Capacity Part II
Training the Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow
Predicting and Preventing Falls using Technology
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Consent & Capacity Part I
Can I Help You? The Future of Socially Assistive Robots in Healthcare
The Application of an Equity Lens to the Development of Technology for Older Adults
Using Technology to Detect Pain in Older Adults with Dementia
The Opportunity of the Older Consumer
Using Technology and Speech to Track Alzheimer’s
How can technology help you locate your wandering family member when they are experiencing dementia?