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AGE-WELL Public Webinar Series: ‘Serious games’: How digital games can help older adults combat social isolation

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Serious games: How digital games can help older adults combat social isolation

Date & Time: Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT

Description:
Canadians are looking to technology-based solutions to keep them stimulated, engaged and connected to others, particularly in a time of physical distancing due to COVID-19. AGE-WELL researchers have developed a suite of ‘serious games’ for older adults to encourage social connectedness and help reduce loneliness

Webinar participants will:

  • Learn about how digital games can help older adults maintain health and wellbeing and combat cognitive decline
  • Discover how ‘serious games’ are designed and evaluated for older adults
  • Explore the different ‘serious games’ available and the research behind them
Speakers:
David Kaufman, Professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University
Louise Sauvé, Professor in the Department of Education at Université TÉLUQ

 

Check out out recent webinar video:

Link: https://youtu.be/watch?v=VrTUu32a6sQ

For more information on the AGE-WELL Public Webinar Series please visit: https://agewell-nce.ca/age-well-webinar-series

Details

Date:
July 8
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Website:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UTCxswfYQR6orCtum3YcrA