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Social robots get smarter and more capable

Sep 27 2019

(Français) Getting dressed, eating healthy meals, taking medication, tracking vital signs: these are some of the daily tasks that social robots soon will be able to help with—supporting aging-in-place, especially for older adults with cognitive impairment. “The response to this project and the robots we’ve been developing has been exceptional,” says Dr. Goldie Nejat, director

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AGE-WELL supports emerging leaders in tech and aging research

Sep 13 2019

(Français) Eleven promising young researchers from 8 institutions across Canada have been selected to receive AGE-WELL Graduate and Postdoctoral Awards through our 2019 competition.  These trainees join the 53 other award recipients who have been supported through this program since its inception in 2015. These awards provide partial funding to highly qualified master’s, doctoral, and

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AGE-WELL teams up with Best Buy Canada

Aug 08 2019

(Français) AGE-WELL is delighted to announce a partnership with Best Buy Canada, the country’s largest consumer technology retailer. AGE-WELL and Best Buy Canada share an objective: to help Canadians stay in their homes longer, through the use of effective technology solutions. With AGE-WELL’s depth in research and Best Buy Canada’s access to – and knowledge

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