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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AGE-WELL Scientific Director featured in U of T’s Edge magazine

Apr 18 2016

The latest issue of the University of Toronto’s Edge magazine profiles AGE-WELL Scientific Director Alex Mihailidis and the work he and AGE-WELL colleagues are doing to support healthy aging. From a high-tech home system that can detect dementia to an anti-collision powered wheelchair, the article highlights some of the new technologies and systems being developed

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AGE-WELL recognizes and pays tribute to carers on National Family Caregiver Day

Apr 5 2016

On Tuesday April 5, AGE-WELL joins colleagues and allies across the country to collectively pay tribute to carers on the annual National Family Caregiver Day. About 8.1 million Canadians are assisting loved ones. The majority are also holding down full time jobs, a challenging and stressful balancing act. AGE-WELL is committed to involving older Canadians and their

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The Robot Will See You Now – the Revolution in Artificial Intelligence and Medicine

Apr 4 2016

Join us on Tuesday April 5th as five panelists weigh in on the ethical use of Artificial Intelligence in medicine and the issues surrounding, privacy, accuracy, and accountability.  The session will be moderated by AGE-WELL’s Dr. Frank Rudzicz, Scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto. For more information and the

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