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April 2021

AGE-WELL Roadshow: Western Canada (BC, AB, SK)

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Join us to share your ideas for the future of technology and aging in Canada. For the last 6 years, AGE-WELL has served as a catalyst for technology-based solutions to help older Canadians  live longer, independent and engaged lives.  AGE-WELL is Canada’s technology and aging network that empowers people to age on their own terms. It grows transformative economic opportunities while helping to improve the lives of older adults. Your support has allowed us to make a difference in the lives…

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Navigating AgeTech Series – Bisep: Redefining Rehabilitation

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

  REGISTER HERE   Bisep is an innovation company that focuses on creating medical devices that enhance mobility for the ageing and disabled populations. Join CEO Daniel Bordenave to learn more about the award-winning ARMM (Ambulation, Re-Training, Mobility, Mechanism) a first-of-its-kind portable transfer-ambulation hybrid device. This unique device attaches ain individuals wheelchair directly to their walker so that they can easily transfer and walk while the wheelchair trails behind them for safety and support. Furthermore, the ARMM helps individuals transfer…

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AGE-WELL Roadshow: Atlantic Canada (PEI, NL, NS, NB)

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

The Future of Technology and Aging in Canada Roadshows Join us to share your ideas for the future of technology and aging in Canada. For the last 6 years, AGE-WELL has served as a catalyst for technology-based solutions to help older Canadians  live longer, independent and engaged lives.  AGE-WELL is Canada’s technology and aging network that empowers people to age on their own terms. It grows transformative economic opportunities while helping to improve the lives of older adults. Your support has allowed…

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May 2021

AGE-WELL Webinar – Allyship in Action: Strategies and Experiences of Indigenous and Settler Researchers

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

REGISTER HERE   Join us for a panel discussion on what true allyship looks like between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in academia and research.   Addressing anti-Indigenous racism in research and academia is crucial to advancing reconciliation, equity and social justice. What does this look like when it comes to allyship? Allies must ask how one can respectfully and ethically engage with Indigenous communities, community-based leaders, activists, scholars, and students when seeking to transform relations with Indigenous peoples. Additionally, settler…

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AGE-WELL Roadshow: Central Canada (MB, ON, QC)

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Join us to share your ideas for the future of technology and aging in Canada. For the last 6 years, AGE-WELL has served as a catalyst for technology-based solutions to help older Canadians  live longer, independent and engaged lives.  AGE-WELL is Canada’s technology and aging network that empowers people to age on their own terms. It grows transformative economic opportunities while helping to improve the lives of older adults. Your support has allowed us to make a difference in the lives…

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AGE-WELL Roadshow: Northern Canada (YT, NWT, NU)

May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Join us to share your ideas for the future of technology and aging in Canada. For the last 6 years, AGE-WELL has served as a catalyst for technology-based solutions to help older Canadians  live longer, independent and engaged lives.  AGE-WELL is Canada’s technology and aging network that empowers people to age on their own terms. It grows transformative economic opportunities while helping to improve the lives of older adults. Your support has allowed us to make a difference in the lives…

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AGE-WELL Public Webinar Series: Reducing Social Isolation in Older Adults and Staying Resilient during the Pandemic

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Reducing Social Isolation in Older Adults and Staying Resilient during the Pandemic Date: May 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm ET Description: Join us to discuss how to maintain social connection using technology during a time of continued physical distancing during the pandemic. Webinar participants will: -Learn about the latest emerging issues and trends in reducing social isolation and loneliness -Discover a new platform that helps older adults connect -Hear from someone who has been caring for a family member during…

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AGE-WELL Roadshow: Canada (with French translation)

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Join us to share your ideas for the future of technology and aging in Canada. For the last 6 years, AGE-WELL has served as a catalyst for technology-based solutions to help older Canadians  live longer, independent and engaged lives.  AGE-WELL is Canada’s technology and aging network that empowers people to age on their own terms. It grows transformative economic opportunities while helping to improve the lives of older adults. Your support has allowed us to make a difference in the lives…

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AGE-WELL Policy Rounds: The Need For Policy Change to Facilitate Improved Pain Assessment and Management in Long-Term Care Facilities

May 27 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

The Need For Policy Change to Facilitate Improved Pain Assessment and Management in Long-Term Care Facilities Date: May 27, 2021 at 2:30 pm ET Description: As many as 80% of long-term care residents may be suffering from persistent pain. Yet pain problems in this population are underrecognized, underassessed and undermanaged. Underlying conditions causing pain may go undetected leading to increased suffering and, often, higher future health care costs. Current policies specify minimum standards for pain assessment that do not meet…

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#AgeTechAMA: AgeTech Ask Me Anything Twitter Q&A

May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Save the Date: May 28, 2021 at 12-1 pm ET  #AgeTechAMA is our bi-monthly social media event held on our Twitter account where you can ask a leader in AgeTech (technology for older adults) anything! From questions like what it’s like being a leader  and what AgeTech projects are you working on,  to advice on getting into the field! On Friday, May 28, Dr. Vicki Komisar will be our special guest answering your questions live on our Twitter account (@AGEWELL_NCE) from 12-1 pm. Tweet us your questions before or on May 28  by tagging us in your Tweet and using…

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