AGE-WELL Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Awards in Technology and Aging (2016)

Jun 13 2016

AGE-WELL is pleased to announce that it will again offer research funding to highly qualified graduate students and postdoctoral fellows across Canada through our Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Awards in Technology and Aging. AGE-WELL NCE is a national research network whose goal is to accelerate innovation in the field of technology and aging in order

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Winterlight Labs wins Aging2.0 Global local Startup Search

May 25 2016

(Français) An AGE-WELL startup company that has developed speech-assessment technology to quickly detect and monitor cognitive impairment has won first prize at a pitch event hosted by the Toronto chapter of Aging2.0. The tablet-based technology created by Winterlight Labs analyzes short samples of a person’s speech. It extracts hundreds of variables from the samples, producing

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Recipients of Aging and Gerontechnology Research Funding Announced

May 9 2016

(Français) Two projects have been selected to receive funding from AGE-WELL and the Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (CRIUGM). The funded projects are: COOK to support safety at home during meal preparation: perceptions of caregivers and clinicians Principal Investigator: Nathalie Bier, CRIUGM, Université de Montréal Co-researchers: Patricia Belchior, Ph.D., CRIUGM,

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AGE-WELL announces new research projects to support older adults and caregivers in the workplace

Apr 28 2016

Three new research projects that focus on older adults or caregivers in the workplace have been awarded funding as part of the inaugural AGE-WELL Catalyst Funding Program. The Catalyst Program supports innovative research projects aimed at generating, promoting or accelerating economic and social benefit in the field of technology and aging. This year’s theme, which

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