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Winner of AGE-WELL Honorary Fellow Award announced

Oct 28 2019

(Français) Dr. Alan Mackworth, widely known for his accomplishments in the field of artificial intelligence, has received the inaugural AGE-WELL Honorary Fellow Award. The award is in recognition of Dr. Mackworth’s long term and substantial contributions to research in the field of aging and technology, as well as his significant contribution towards the mission and

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New communications platform aims to prevent social isolation by connecting older adults with family and friends

Oct 23 2019

(Français) Moncton, NB – A new Canadian-designed messaging platform offers older adults with little to no computer experience or with sensory loss an easier way to stay in contact with family and friends. “Our goal is to break down walls and re-engage older adults who are not online and may have vision, hearing, motor skills

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Campaign launched to improve quality of life for people with severe dementia

Oct 01 2019

(Français) #SeePainMoreClearly shares evidence-based practices A campaign launched today on National Seniors Day and the International Day of Older Persons aims to improve quality of life for people with severe dementia who live in long-term care by sharing best approaches for evaluating and managing pain in these residents. “Pain is under-assessed and under-treated in long-term

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Taking action on falls

Sep 27 2019

(Français) After downhill skiing for most of her life, Wilma de Young has no intention of stopping now, even though she is in her late sixties and has osteoporosis. Her doctor encourages physical activity and de Young is a strong believer in its benefits. But she knows a hip fracture would be a serious matter

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