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SFU experts on the latest in aging and senior care

October 15, 2018

SFU researchers are highlighting their latest research on aging and senior care at the 2018 AGE-WELL conference, where the top gerontology researchers from across Canada will convene to share their latest findings. This conference takes place from October 16–18 at the Sheraton Wall Centre in Vancouver. These SFU researchers are available to provide commentary:

Andrew Sixsmith, gerontology professor and AGE-WELL co-director, can speak on the key challenges of the aging population, healthy aging and social participation, technology innovation, and business opportunities in the Silver Economy.

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David Kaufman, education and gerontology, can speak on how digital games and digital storytelling for older adults can make a positive impact by helping them be socially connected with others.

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Justin Wong, University Communications, 778.782.3035,