News Release – January 19, 2015

Jan 19 2015

AGE-WELL: New National Hub for Research and Innovation to Help Seniors Live Independently and Safely at Home  Canada’s first research network in technology and aging; researchers hit the ground running with focus on improving lives of an aging population  Toronto – January 19, 2015 – The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors) has announced that

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Media Advisory – Photo Opportunity and Announcement

Jan 16 2015

Minister of State Wong to Announce Investment in New National Research Network – AGE-WELL The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors) will meet research teams with AGE-WELL (Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to Support Wellness, Engagement and Long Life), one of Canada’s newest Networks of Centre of Excellence. AGE-WELL will demonstrate three technologies.

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Alzheimer Society targets women with “The 72%” campaign during Alzheimer Awareness Month

Jan 15 2015

Did you know that women represent 72 per cent of Canadians living with Alzheimer’s disease? They could be your mothers, wives, sisters, grandmothers or friends – even you. The Alzheimer Society has launched a nationwide campaign called The 72% to inform women in their 40’s and older about the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease and

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TRI – UHN Research Day 2014

Nov 19 2014

Toronto Rehab’s Annual Research Day features a wealth of innovative rehabilitation research. It’s an opportunity for all members of our research community to come together to present their research to colleagues, decision-makers and the public. It is an action-packed day that spotlights extraordinary research in an unusual way. The morning session consists of “Minute Madness”

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Health technology moves into Metro Vancouver retirement homes

Oct 28 2014

From the Vancouver Sun: “As the population ages, researchers are increasingly looking at ways to help older people maintain their independence. And what better place to conduct that research than a retirement home?” At the Innovation Centre for Healthy Aging, researchers and scientists have access to a ready pool of subjects. That’s because the Centre

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