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December 2020

Engaging older adults in research: The OA-Involve experience

December 3 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The OA-INVOLVE project documents best practices of involving older adults in technology research and development with the aim to establish guidelines for older adult engagement. The active involvement of older adults in the research and development of technologies for older adults has scientific, commercial, and broader societal benefits.  However, due to barriers such as lengthy ethics approvals at universities, lack of researcher training in participatory methods, and restrictive funding structures, older adults are often not engaged in the development of technologies…

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Engaging government to scale up MOvIT+: A program offering assistive technology coaching and supports

December 9 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

September 2020 – AGE-WELL NCE and the AGE-WELL National Innovation Hub Advancing Policies and Practices in Technology and Aging (APPTA) are jointly launching a public webinar series for autumn 2020. Featuring targeted presentations from researchers and trainees, Policy Rounds will share knowledge and discuss the policy implications of the latest research in technology and aging. Speaker: Dr. Claudine Auger, Associate Professor, Université de Montréal Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_otDjoHzRQO2S2LwFqgdwGg

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