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October 2020

AGE-WELL Policy Rounds: Policy challenges and approaches to the ethical design, development, and procurement of Age-Tech

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
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Policy challenges and approaches to the ethical design, development, and procurement of Age-Tech Date: October 27th, 2020 at 1:00 pm ET Speaker: Dr. Cosmin Munteanu, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto REGISTER HERE   For more information on the AGE-WELL Public Webinar Series please visit: https://agewell-nce.ca/age-well-webinar-series

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November 2020

AGE-WELL Policy Rounds: The use of automated vehicles by older adults with cognitive impairments

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
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The use of automated vehicles by older adults with cognitive impairments Date: November 12th, 2020 at 1:00 pm ET Description: While the race to bring automated vehicles to the market continues to accelerate, the societal implications of the wide use of this technology have not yet been fully addressed. Notably, developing licencing requirements that can accommodate individuals of all capabilities have been identified as one of the necessary first steps by the Canadian government. This talk will provide an overview of an AGE-WELL project on the use…

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AGE-WELL Network Webinar: Technology Use and Attitudes towards Aging among Older Canadians during COVID-19: New Poll Results

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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Technology Use and Attitudes towards Aging among Older Canadians during COVID-19: New Poll Results Date: November 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm ET Description: What kind of technologies and online services are older adults embracing during COVID-19? How has the pandemic affected attitudes towards aging? In this webinar, we share findings from a recent AGE-WELL survey of 2,026 Canadians over the age of 50 on a range of topics related to technology, aging and COVID-19. Conducted by Environics Research, the poll offers…

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AGE-WELL Policy Rounds: Mobilizing international partnerships to inform dementia and missing persons policies

November 26 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
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Mobilizing international partnerships to inform dementia and missing persons policies Date: November 26th, 2020 at 1:00 pm ET Speaker: Dr. Noelannah Neubauer, Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo Description: The number of missing persons living with dementia is on the rise and is quickly becoming one of the top populations that are being reported missing to police around the world. As we begin to identify and develop strategies to mitigate the risks of getting lost among this group, we will need policies to support their implementation.…

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December 2020

AGE-WELL Policy Rounds: Engaging government to scale up MOvIT+: A program offering assistive technology coaching and supports

December 9 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
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Engaging government to scale up MOvIT+: A program offering assistive technology coaching and supports Date: December 9th, 2020 at 1:00 pm ET Description: This presentation will discuss the various partnership strategies that lead to engaging health care centers and the Ministry of Health and Social Services in Quebec in supporting a large–scale implementation study of a web-based intervention for older adults with mobility limitations.  Speaker: Dr. Claudine Auger, Associate Professor, Université de Montréal REGISTER HERE  …

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