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Network Talks

Revisiting Pandemic Perspectives from Older Adults and Caregivers

Date: October 1, 2020, 1 pm ET
October 1 2020 webinar
Description: After the COVID-19 crisis hit, we brought together older adults and caregivers to hear their perspectives. As the pandemic stretches on, this webinar reconvenes a panel of older adults and caregivers to share their lived experiences and reflect on the role technology can play during COVID-19.
Webinar participants will:

  • Learn about how technology is being used in the home during the pandemic
  • Meet additional members of AGE-WELL’s Older Adult and Caregiver Advisory Committee (OACAC)
  • Explore challenges and opportunities for AgeTech to respond to the needs of Canadians

Ron Beleno, OACAC co-chair, caregiver advocate
Olive Bryanton, OACAC Atlantic Canada representative, older adult advocate
Lisa Poole, OACAC West-Central Region Representative, caregiver advocate
Sherry Baker, OACAC Vice Chair, older adults and caregiver advocate
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Policy Rounds

AGE-WELL NCE and the AGE-WELL National Innovation Hub Advancing Policies and Practices in Technology and Aging (APPTA) are jointly launching Policy Rounds this fall. Featuring unique 30-minute presentations from researchers and trainees, Policy Rounds will share knowledge and discuss the policy implications of the latest research in the AgeTech sector.

Upcoming Sessions:
Sparking action to support rapid-learning health and social systems in Canada
When employees are diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment or early onset dementia at work: Getting ahead of the curve
How to scale up and sustain assistive technologies by leveraging policy partnerships
Policy challenges and approaches to the ethical design, development, and procurement of Age-Tech
The use of automated vehicles by older adults with cognitive impairments
Mobilizing international partnerships to inform dementia and missing persons policies
Engaging government to scale up MOvIT+: A program offering assistive technology coaching and supports

Past Webinars

2019-2020 AGE-WELL 2020 Webinar Series
Part 4: In-home rehab made possible for knee replacement recovery
Part 3: Serious games: How digital games can help older adults combat social isolation
Part 2: Connecting the Unconnected: Introducing FamliNet
Part 1: Pandemic Perspectives from Older Adults and Caregivers

2019-2020 Creating the Future Webinar Series
Part 1: Involving End-Users in All Stages of Research
Part 2: How AGE-WELL Technology is Changing Homes of the Future & Promoting Independence for All
Part 3: Building an Innovation Hub - A Case Study
Part 4: How to Successfully Partner Internationally to Create Real-World Products
Part 5: Supporting People who Juggle Work and Caregiving: Challenges and Solutions
Part 6: Culturally Safe Research Models in Indigenous Communities

2017-2018 Public Webinar Series
Consent & Capacity Part II
Training the Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow
Predicting and Preventing Falls using Technology
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Consent & Capacity Part I
Can I Help You? The Future of Socially Assistive Robots in Healthcare
The Application of an Equity Lens to the Development of Technology for Older Adults
Using Technology to Detect Pain in Older Adults with Dementia
The Opportunity of the Older Consumer
Using Technology and Speech to Track Alzheimer’s
How can technology help you locate your wandering family member when they are experiencing dementia?