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New SFU STAR / AGE-WELL book: AgeTech, Cognitive Health, and Dementia

This new book explores the ways in which AgeTech can contribute to healthy cognitive aging and support the independence of people with dementia, and challenges that need to be resolved if technology-based products and services are to fulfill their potential. The book was a joint collaboration between SFU STAR, AGE-WELL NCE and University of Dundee.

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October 20, 2020

New NRC Aging in Place Challenge Program
The National Research Council Canada (NRC) is launching a new challenge program in the area of Aging in Place. This is a good opportunity for SFU researchers working in the AgeTech field to develop partnerships and collaborations.

October 07, 2020

New STAR / AGE-WELL book: AgeTech, Cognitive Health, and Dementia 
This book explores the ways in which AgeTech can contribute to healthy cognitive aging and support the independence of people with dementia, and challenges that need to be resolved if technology-based products and services are to fulfill their potential. 

October 07, 2020

ISG 12th World Conference on Gerontechnology
The conference is taking place between Oct 7-9, 2020. Many AGE-WELL researchers and highly qualified personnel (HQP) will be presenting. Jennifer Boger, Assistant Professor Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo and AGE-WELL member, is a keynote. 

October 07, 2020

AGE-WELL / SMRTS Webinar - BIPOC Experiences in STEM: Confronting Racism in Academia
Featuring panellists from across the country, this webinar will explore racism in all its manifestations, but primarily the unconscious bias and microaggressions, in STEM departments and within academia in general.

October 05, 2020

Virtual Dementia Lab 2021
The Emily Carr Health Design Lab is hosting a virtual dementia lab to look at ways design can uncover, support and enhance the abilities of people living with dementia.