Careteam - Digital Technology Supercluster first to announce projects | BetaKit
Today, Navdeep Bains announced the first projects being undertaken by the BC-based Digital Technology Supercluster.
Linked Senior - Game theory | McKnight's Senior Living
Do brain games and other fun-based approaches to mental stimulation help reduce Alzheimerâs? Some interesting findings are beginning to emerge.
ElliQ - On-Demand Grandkids and Robot Pals to Keep Senior Loneliness at Bay | Wall Street Journal
Devices and services that facilitate—and in some cases replace—human contact are attracting insurers looking to combat an ever-more lethal crisis of loneliness.
Aging2.0 Announces the Caregiving Collective: a Global Insight, Solutions and Matchmaking Platform for Innovators in Caregiving | Financial Post
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON — Today, Aging2.0 announces the Caregiving Collective, its latest initiative to support innovators in aging around the world.
Curiato - Medtech startup tackles “silent epidemic” | U of Waterloo
It began with “Hack4Health” in 2015, where three Waterloo science students learned that bedsores were a critical issue for healthcare in North America costing seven lives an hour and up to $20B every year. Zied Etleb, Moazam Khan and Matthew Sefati decided to tackle the problem and develop smart products to prevent and manage pressure wounds. The co-founders called their
RESPECT - The Final Taboo | Zoomer
Libby is joined by experts to discuss 'the final taboo', the uncomfortable topic of our own mortality, dealing with grief and what makes a good death.
GERAS Dance - Flamborough Family YMCA offers GERAS Dance program | Flamborough Review
The Flamborough Family YMCA is offering a program targeted to seniors to help with brain health and physical function — including balance.
‘Exergaming’ aims to help cognitively impaired seniors exercise at home | Canadian Healthcare Technology
Fitness video games – think Wii Fit or Dance Dance Revolution – are commonly associated with adolescents. These exercise programs, also called exergames, use virtual reality software to track body movements, allowing a user to interact with the activity presented on a TV screen. Could exergaming be used to benefit
Cogniciti - A GOOD AGE: Testing memory and ‘brain health’ | Wicked Local Duxbury
Senior centers have been offering a free online memory test that assesses the brain health of people ages 40 to 79. Local seniors are finding it is reassuring and provides tips for the future. Cogniciti provides the testing, based on research done in Canada.