Getting a grip

Nov 15 2017

(Français) It’s happened to all of us: we lose our balance and reach for a handrail to steady ourselves. But is that handrail in the right place to prevent a fall? Vicki Komisar, an AGE-WELL trainee and University of Toronto/Toronto Rehab doctoral student, is studying the optimal height and structural strength of handrails in the

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AGE-WELL’s 3rd Annual Conference spotlighted the network’s benefits to Canada

Nov 03 2017

(Français) Scientific talks, demos, a product launch and the grand finale of a national ideathon competition – those were just some of the highlights of AGE-WELL 2017, a major national conference on technology and aging held in Winnipeg on Oct. 17-19. The theme of this year’s conference was Benefiting Canada: Technologies, Services and Policies for

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AGE-WELL Summer Institute

Oct 31 2017

Every summer, we are pleased to offer an exciting and innovative week-long training event to AGE-WELL trainees across Canada. Shediac, New Brunswick was the picturesque setting for the 2nd AGE-WELL EPIC Summer Institute, held on July 4-8, 2017. Eighteen highly qualified personnel (HQP) from across Canada participated in the week of workshops, lectures and activities

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AGE-WELL releases its third annual report

Oct 30 2017

AGE-WELL is making remarkable progress in developing solutions to support healthy aging. Our 2016-2017 AGE-WELL Annual Report focuses on the benefits AGE-WELL brings to Canadians. It highlights an array of AGE-WELL innovations and profiles some of our talented trainees. Some of the stories featured in our new report: Smart homes that adapt to you Self-driving

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