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Rakuten Kobo’s Michael Tamblyn named Chief Entrepreneur of AGE-WELL

Nov 08 2018

(Français) Rakuten Kobo President and CEO Michael Tamblyn has been named the inaugural Chief Entrepreneur of AGE-WELL, Canada’s Technology and Aging Network. “We are delighted that Michael will be sharing his tremendous entrepreneurial knowledge and experience with the AGE-WELL network,” said Dr. Alex Mihailidis, Scientific Co-Director and CEO of AGE-WELL. “It’s an honour that Michael

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AGE-WELL releases its fourth annual report

Nov 06 2018

(Français) Every day, AGE-WELL teams across Canada are turning ideas into reality—to make a meaningful difference in the lives of older adults and caregivers. Our 2017-2018 Annual Report showcases a wide range of projects that are producing real-world technologies, services and policies/practices. It includes startup success stories and profiles some amazing trainees who have benefited

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New app aims to help people manage life in the early stages of dementia or mild cognitive impairment

Oct 17 2018

(Français) Vancouver, BC – A new mobile app aims to help people with early dementia or mild cognitive impairment to manage daily activities and keep track of how they are doing, providing greater independence. The novel technology guides users through their day. Using audio, text or visual prompts, it reminds people to carry out tasks

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Canada’s Technology and Aging Network announces major funding initiative

Oct 01 2018

(Français) Note: This story has been updated. TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2018 – The AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE) is a pan-Canadian network that is actively creating unique technologies and services that make life better for older people and their caregivers. Today, on National Seniors Day, AGE-WELL is announcing a major new funding opportunity

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