AGE-WELL announces over $500,000 in funding for new research projects

Aug 09 2018

(Français) A smart light system to improve sleep quality in people living with dementia. A gait-training device for older adults with multiple sclerosis. A study looking at the usability of ‘video-game style’ driver rehabilitation after stroke. These are among 11 new projects receiving grants totalling over $500,000 through AGE-WELL’s 3rd Catalyst Funding Program. Led by

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AGE-WELL Summer Institute 2018  

Jul 08 2018

(Français)   Surrounded by natural beauty, Banff, Alberta was a perfect setting for the 3rd AGE-WELL Summer Institute, which was all about Co-Creating Possibilities: Leisure, Recreation and Wellness – Opportunities for Engaging the Older Adult. Seventeen AGE-WELL trainees from across Canada took part in the immersive week-long training program. They worked closely with mentors to

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Smart beds: Monitoring health during sleep

Jun 27 2018

(Français) Imagine a bed that monitors an older adult’s health while they sleep and alerts a health-care provider if there are potential problems. That’s the goal of an AGE-WELL project that uses pressure sensor technology to help predict and prevent health problems by analyzing clues such as movement, breathing and fluid retention. Pressure ulcers are

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