Launched in 2017 with a single goal in mind, the AGE-WELL National Innovation Hub APPTA is putting innovative aging and technology research into the hands of the people who can use it. We know that it takes on average 17 years for research to be translated into action. By bringing together a diverse and dynamic team of young professionals to support an integrated network in research, policy, and innovation, APPTA aims to bridge that gap and mobilize aging and technology research in ways that can improve the lives of older Canadians.

Advancing Policies and Practices in Technology and Aging

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Jenna Roddick

A Review of Housing Challenges Experienced by Older Canadians

Jenna Roddick, Coordinator: Research and Knowledge Translation

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APPTA Partners on New Brunswick COVID-19 Research Fund

APPTA is proud to announce our knowledge translation partnership with the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF), the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) on the COVID-19 Funding Program.

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COVID-19 Measures Enacted by the Governments of Ontario and British Columbia to Protect Older Adult Residents of Long-Term Care Homes

Tessa Weinberg, MB BCh BAO (MD), MSc Candidate, incoming PGY1 Resident Physician in Family Medicine

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Jenna Roddick

A Review of Challenges to the Provision of Home Care and Home Support Services Across Canada

Jenna Roddick, Coordinator: Research and Knowledge Translation

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Smart Technologies in the Home: A New Strategy for Seniors with Severe Mental Illness

Dr. Cheryl Forchuk, RN PhD; & Jonathan Serrato, MSc

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A Polypharmacy application to Improve Health Outcomes in Older Adults.

Carole Goodine, BScPharm, ACPR, Pharm D

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Usability and adaptability as tools to bridge the Digital Divide with Dr. Meshari Alwashmi

Dr. Meshari Alwashmi is the Chief Scientific Officer at Breathe Suite and he joins the show today to discuss the findings of his recent qualitative study on the potential features of a mobile app as examined in conjunction with healthcare providers and patients. We’re all aging, and everyone’s talking about it! Key Takeaways [:40] Jenna […]

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Welcome to the Team, Dr. Dutton

We are very excited to announce that Dr. Daniel Dutton has joined our team as Scientific Director. Daniel J. Dutton is as assistant professor in Community Health & Epidemiology at Dalhousie University, at the Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick campus. His current research falls into three general categories: social epidemiology, health economics, and applied policy. Most […]

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