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EPIC Conference: Healthy Lifestyles & Wellness

May 31, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT



Join us for EPIC presentations from AGE-WELL and EPIC-AT students, postdoctoral fellows, research staff, early career researchers (ECRs) and their stakeholders as they share their research in the “Healthy Lifestyles & Wellness” Challenge Area.

The “Healthy Lifestyles & Wellness” Challenge Area focuses on the use of technology to enable older adults and caregivers to maintain and improve their physical and mental health, and well-being.


Chair:   Andrew Sixsmith, Simon Fraser University 
  Using Social Media to Engage Participants in Dementia Prevention Research: What are the Ethical Implications?  

Viorica Hrincu, University of British Columbia 


  Introducing New Technology to Monitor the Health Data of Older Adults with Multi-Morbidities Related to Dementia in Indigenous Communities (2021-2023)  

John Acharibasam, University of Saskatchewan & Victor Star, Community Research Assistant, Star Blanket Cree Nation 


  Virtual GERAS DANcing for Cognition Exercise (DANCE) for Older Adults: A Feasibility Randomized Control Trial  

Patricia Hewston, Hamilton Health Sciences & Spencer Coombe, Co-Founder of Senior Support Care 


For more details and to download the EPIC Conference Program, see here: https://agewell-nce.ca/epic-conference


May 31, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT