Aging Out - Improving the culture of long-term care for LGBTQ seniors | Ontario Society of Senior Citizens Organizations July 2019 Newsletter
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Linked Senior - Digital recreation platform helps older adults lead healthier lives | Canadian Healthcare Technology
As Canadian life expectancy rises, so does the chance that older adults will struggle with isolation – a risk factor for ill health. It's a problem that innovator Charles de Vilmorin knows well. For years he watched his grandmother, who lived with Alzheimer's, spend her days alone in her nursing home room, bored and
Hippocamera - How smartphone technology is being used to combat memory loss | CTV News
Mimicking the brain’s hippocampus, an app developed by researchers at the University of Toronto helps people recall and retain their memories for longer periods of time.
ElliQ - Robotics company seeking volunteer seniors to test new ‘proactive social companion' | South Florida Sun Sentinel
A Broward County-based organization announced a partnership with a robotics company and is seeking local seniors as volunteers to pair with a “proactive social companion,” robot for older adults, called ElliQ.
Home-Based and Residence-Based Virtual Reality Training to Increase Rehabilitative Exercise in Seniors -Government of Canada supports innovation through the Healthy Seniors Pilot Project in New Brunswick | Public Health Agency of Canada
Canada’s population is living longer than ever before, with our older adult population now outnumbering those under 15 years of age. Women making up the majority of Canadians over the age of 65.
Implementation of an Innovative Home-Based Virtual Reality Training Program - Second project under Healthy Seniors Pilot Project announced | Government of New Brunswick
The provincial and federal governments have announced another project from round one of the Healthy Seniors Pilot Project.
Careteam aims to unite patients and healthcare providers with a platform approach | TechCrunch
How best to untangle the Gordian knot that is navigating your own healthcare? It’s a tricky question, and one that seems to have become only more complicated as technology improves, in many regards — systems don’t necessarily speak to one another, and it’s still hard for an ordinary patient without specialist knowledge to make sense […]
Study on 'agitation' in Alzheimer's patients seeks participants | CTV News London
A new study aim to find ways to help with agitation, a symptom that affects anywhere from 40-70 per cent of Alzheimer's patients and can also lead to worsening health.