AGE-WELL Partner Otsuka Develops Animated Webisodes to Better Understand the Alzheimer’s Journey

Jan 19 2016

AGE-WELL partner, Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc., has developed a series of webisodes to help heighten awareness of early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s and other dementias and the steps you can take to assist a loved one.  They are each approximately 2 minutes in length and chronicle the story of the caring assistance an adult

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AGE-WELL Project 6.3: PAIN-ASSESS – Development, Implementation and Evaluation of an Automated Pain Detection System for Older Adults with Dementia

Jan 18 2016

(Français) The irony is inescapable:  a research project on technology that demands a gruelling form of human labour. For as much as 50 hours a week over a period of several months, a team at the University of Regina has been staring at video screens, manually coding different non-verbal pain expressions—coding a mind-boggling 50-thousand frames

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Dec 30 2015

AGE-WELL took years of planning, followed by months of frantic activity to launch. But the scientific directors could point to a single October day in Calgary as the most memorable and satisfying.  It was the first conference and Annual General Meeting for the new Network of Centres of Excellence. “The day that we had—it was

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AGE-WELL announces new funding for commercialization and knowledge mobilization initiatives

Dec 11 2015

AGE-WELL invites Canadian researchers and their teams to participate in its inaugural Strategic Investment Program competition. The new funding program supports post-discovery commercialization, business development and knowledge dissemination, mobilization, or translation activities. Successful projects should accelerate Canadian innovation and economic competitiveness, and improve the quality of life for older adults or caregivers. The maximum investment available

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