New online innovation community launches for senior caregivers | Seasons
If you’re searching for a new way to collaborate and try problem-solving activities with your older adult, a new online community known as Leap offers a place where caregivers and their senior loved ones can connect with fellow innovators and create solutions dedicated to helping the elderly.
The Viral Crisis Made the Smart Hospital Beds Highly Relevant: Raising 15 Million in Support| Shifter
The hospital bed will never be the same, thanks to Norwegian start up, Ably Bed. In 2017, Ably Bed received support from CABHI’s I2P2 program to conduct a validation study in Canada. Read more about how the company is helping to reduce nurse burden and increase patient safety in hospitals.
Direct Supply Partners with SafelyYou to Reduce Falls in Senior Living Amid COVID-19 and Beyond| CISION
CABHI partner, Direct Supply is teaming up with SafelyYou, a memory care-focused healthcare technology company, to leverage their collective expertise and help reduce the number of resident falls in senior living communities during COVID-19 and beyond. CABHI is proud to work with both organizations to bring aging and brain health solutions to older adults.
25 Women to Watch: Succeeding in a COVID World | Women of Influence
Even while facing less access to capital, struggles in the start-up phase and outdated prejudices about women in leadership, women’s entrepreneurship is accelerating within Canada and beyond, especially during the age of COVID-19. Read this excellent round-up of 25 influential women, including Dr. Alexandra Greenhill, Founder & CEO of CABHI-supported Careteam Technologies.
Five digital healthcare innovators address COVID-19 and its impact on seniors | Hospital News
CABHI’s blog on five healthcare innovators making a lasting impact during COVID-19 has been featured in Hospital News.
Connecting Through Technology | Dementia Connections
Learn how CABHI’s quick pivot to virtual made it possible for panelist, like Len Carter to speak about his lived experience as an older adult.
Joy for all Companion Pet| Oakwood Home Healthcare
CABHI is mentioned in this Oakwood Home Healthcare blog about the benefits of robotic pet companions for people living with dementia.
AGE-WELL Funds Entrepreneurs to Tackle COVID-19 | AGE-WELL
CABHI-supported innovation, Virtual Gym, has been awarded AGE-WELL’s Emerging Entrepreneur Award.
Virtual Gym: Aiding Older Adults with Exercise Compliance Through Serious Gameplay | Centre for Active Living
Many older adults are interested in activities to maintain or improve their health. Although there are several options for seniors to remain fit, individualized exercise sessions prescribed by health practitioners lead to the best results. Virtual Gym is an exercise platform for health practitioners to provide game-like exercise for older adults, with individualized configurations to match the user's capabilities. Authors: Eleni Stroulia, Victor Fernández. (WellSpring | July 2020, Volume 31, Number 07)
Level Up | Dementia Connections
Be EPIC is a person-centred communication training program that aims to change the way the healthcare workforce communicates with people living with dementia. Learn more about how this CABHI-supported initiative is helping front-line healthcare professionals upscale their knowledge and expertise.
Drs. Richard Sztramko and Anthony Levinson of McMaster University met virtually and share six evidence-based ways to promote brain health. They discuss the impact…
“It’s hard to replace human contact. But during a pandemic, robots can help patients fight off feelings of isolation and despair.” Read this article to learn how robots, like ElliQ from CABHI-supported Intuition Robotics, are making a difference in the lives of older adults during this time.