Wearable solutions: clothing that fits the challenge

Nov 29 2018

(Français) Older adults with back and neck problems can often benefit from posture braces, but these may be large and hinder their ability to do activities they love. Special apparel developed by entrepreneur Noureddin Chahrour, being marketed with the support of AGE-WELL, allows seniors to maintain their posture―and a comfortable, active lifestyle. Chahrour, 26, an

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AGE-WELL awards ‘Accelerator’ funding for six research projects in technology and aging

Nov 23 2018

(Français) The AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE) today announced almost $240,000 in funding for six research projects that have the potential for real-world impact at the intersection of technology and aging. One team is working on a mobile app to help older adults recovering from total knee replacement. Another team is developing an

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First recipient of the AGE-WELL Emerging Entrepreneur Award program announced

Nov 19 2018

(Français) Congratulations to Dr. Pooja Viswanathan for being the inaugural recipient of the AGE-WELL Emerging Entrepreneur Award program. The new salary award is dedicated to students, postdoctoral fellows and recent graduates seeking to turn their innovation into a viable business through a startup company. The funds go directly to the innovator so that they can

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Changing the Conversation: Third issue of YouAreUNLTD Magazine published

Nov 16 2018

(Français) AGE-WELL welcomes the third issue of YouAreUNLTD Magazine, published this week. It’s another content-rich issue with a fascinating cover story called “Words Matter” about how language and symbols can shape culture and instigate change. AGE-WELL is the lead institutional sponsor for YouAreUNLTD. The new publishing brand is designed to disrupt and redefine what it

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AGE-WELL launches Canada’s technology and aging research agenda at science policy conference

Nov 13 2018

(Français) “We have accomplished much in the first three and a half years of our mandate but we are always looking forward,” said Mimi Lowi-Young, AGE-WELL Board Chair, as she announced eight Challenge Areas that will drive AGE-WELL’s research and innovation agenda for 2020 and beyond. The announcement was made on November 7 at the

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