Latest Past Events

APPTA Policy Rounds: Accessible and effortless monitoring of chronic respiratory diseases in older adults: A data-driven approach for timely interventions

Date: March 27, 2024 at 1:00-1:30 pm ET Register here: Speaker: Sejal Bhalla, Ph.D. student, Computational Health and Interaction Lab (CHAL), Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto Description:  Timely diagnosis and remote disease monitoring have proven instrumental in improving outcomes for patients grappling with chronic respiratory diseases. However, despite the advances in digital […]

APPTA Policy Rounds: How Gerry Connect is Enhancing Social Connection and Independence in Aging Populations

Register here: Speaker: Michelle Nguyen, Product Manager, Gerry Connect by Toronto MicroElectronics Inc. Description:  Gerry Connect is enhancing social connection and independence among aging populations. It enables older adults to virtually visit loved ones via video calls without the need for assistance, thereby strengthening social connections for older adults with their family and friends, […]

APPTA Policy Rounds – Wheelchair skills assessment and training: from research evidence to clinical practice

Date: February 28, 2024 at 1:00-1:30 pm ET Register here: Speaker: Dr. R. Lee Kirby, MD, FRCPC, Professor, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University Description:  In our upcoming webinar, learn and discover more about the Wheelchair Skills Program (WSP), an online resource offering free, evidence-based assessment and training for […]