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EPIC Conference: Staying Connected

June 1, 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 “Staying Connected” Challenge Area.

The “Staying Connected” Challenge Area focuses on using technology to encourage social participation by supporting older adults and caregivers to stay engaged at home, work, and in the community.

Chair:   Arlene Astell, Toronto Rehab Institute  
  We are together in different places” – Stay connected via telepresence robots in long-term care  

Joey Wong, University of British Columbia & Jim Mann, Dementia Advocate 


  Co-Creating CIRCA-CA: A Reminiscing Tool Promoting Social Connectedness  

Juanita Atton, Toronto Rehab Institute 


  Supporting LTC Residents with Virtual Activities for Social Connection during the Covid-19 Pandemic: Experiences of LTC Staff in Northern British Columbia  

Hui Jun Chew, University of Northern British Columbia   


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


June 1, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT