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AGE-WELL EPIC Conference 2020 – Autonomy & Independence

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

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Chair: Julie Robillard, University of British Columbia
Commenter:Phil Davis, Co-Chair & Ontario Region Representative, Older Adult and
Caregiver Advisory Committee
Oral Presentations:

What is self-sovereign identity, and is it of interest among persons with dementia and their care partners?

Noelannah Neubauer, University of Waterloo

Characterizing the injury pyramid from video capture of real-life falls by older adults in long-term care: Differences between body parts in the frequency of impact and injury

Vicki Komisar, Simon Fraser University

Socially mobile assistive robots for telecare and daily activities of older adults

Adina Panchea, University of Sherbrooke
Twitter Presentations


12:20 PM ET
Wandering behaviour from the perspectives of older adults living with mild to moderate dementia in long term care

Adebusola Adekoya, University of Waterloo,


12:40 PM ET
Canadian Silver Alert initiatives – a scoping review

Lauren McLennan, University of Alberta,



June 9
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm