Dementia Care: It Takes a Community

Jul 28 2015

BACKGROUND On May 20, 2014 a group of family/friend caregivers (herein called care partners), care providers, educators, administrators, policy makers, and other professionals from the community, social service, and private sectors participated in a one day, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR, Grant No. DGE 129655) funded workshop titled: Knowledge Translation in Dementia Care: It

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Canadian seniors to benefit from technologies developed by AGE-WELL and Mitacs

Jul 09 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Click for French language version) Canadian seniors to benefit from technologies developed by AGE-WELL and Mitacs New partnership will see internships between industry and university researchers Vancouver, BC — July 9, 2015 — AGE-WELL, Canada’s technology and aging Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE), and Mitacs, a national non-profit research and training

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Calling Canada’s brightest young minds: here is your chance to build a better future for all of us as we age

Jun 17 2015

TORONTO, June 16, 2015 /CNW/ – Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from the social, health and applied sciences across Canada now have access to research support from the AGE-WELL NCE through new Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Awards in Technology and Aging. The AGE-WELL NCE (Aging Gracefully across Environments to Ensure Well-being, Engagement and Long Life),

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International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Congress

Apr 24 2015

Researchers from AGE-WELL (including Alex Mihailidis, Janet Fast and Andrew Sixsmith) are presenting at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Congress, 23-26 April 2015 in Dublin, Ireland Speeches by the Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Enda Kenny and Irish Gerontological Society President Mo Flynn put technology at the forefront of the IAGG Europe Conference in

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Minister Ambrose Hosts Healthy Aging Roundtable – Government of Canada supports seniors’ health and well-being

Apr 15 2015

REGINA, April 14, 2015 /CNW/ – Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, and Member of Parliament for Regina-Lumsden- Lake Centre, Tom Lukiwski, were pleased to host a roundtable on healthy aging. The roundtable was attended by a variety of seniors- and health-related organizations and was an opportunity to hear their perspectives and ideas

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