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AGE-WELL AgeTech Innovation Week

AGE-WELL is hosting an AgeTech Innovation Week from October 4-8, 2021, a unique new event for anyone with an interest in technology and aging. This free virtual event will feature curated public panels, workshops, networking opportunities and catalytic conversations that connect people and create change. Learn more and pre-register today. 

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July 29, 2021

Call for Papers: AGE-WELL | RATE Journal Special Collection
The Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering and AGE-WELL are collaborating on a special collecion to be published in Summer of 2022 on the theme of Robots to Support Caregiving and Promote Independent Living of Older Adults. 

July 28, 2021

Promoting the Health of Older Adults: The Canadian Experience
This newly published book takes a unique look at health promotion and aging in Canada. SFU STAR Director Andrew Sixsmith contributes a chapter on AgeTech: Technology-Based Solutions for Aging Societies.

July 07, 2021

Call for Papers: SFU STAR | Science and Engineering Ethics Journal Topical Collection
SFU STAR Institute and Science and Engineering Ethics Journal are collaborating on a topical collection on Ethical and Societal Implications fo AgeTech. 

June 18, 2021

SFU STAR Institute 2020-21 Year in Review
STAR has been very active over the last 12 months and we wanted to take a moment to provide a summary of key projects and accomplishments over the last year, including projects and partnerships that are in the pipeline as we move forward. 

May 25, 2021

STAR - 411 Seniors Centre Society Community-Based Project Collaboration 
STAR and 411 Seniors are collaborating on a community-based project to enhance local information and referral services to better connect seniors and caregivers to the resources in their community.