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.
BrainFx - Brain health screening tool being tested in Waterloo Region | The Toronto Star
Unlike cognitive function tests that are used now, BrainFx can detect issues at an earlier stage.
Motiview - Yahoo Sports Technology Awards Reveals 2019 Shortlist
Today (31st January) the 2019 Yahoo Sports Technology Awards’ shortlist was revealed, showcasing leading innovations from the sector’s most dynamic brands.
Linked Senior - Creating opportunities to live with purpose | McKnight's Long Term Care News
To overcome obstacles that prevent meaningful resident engagement, providers can start by providing activity professionals with the time, tools, and budget they need to succeed.
ElliQ - The Robot Will See You Now: The Increasing Role of Robotics in Psychiatric Care | Psychiatry Advisor
Dr Pransky shares some examples of robots that have shown impressive psychiatric applications, as well as her thoughts on giving robots the critical role of delivering healthcare to human beings.
Noojimo Mikana (A Healing Path): Insights from a Canadian leader in Indigenous Peoples' health research | University of Calgary