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

STORIES

Recognizing Carers in Canada and Understanding Their Barriers to Technology Adoption

Jacquie Eales, MSc; Janet Fast, PhD; Louise Demers, PhD; Michelle Plante, MSc

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APPTA Launches Boardroom Portal

The Boardroom Portal is now online!

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A Successful Policy Stakeholder Meeting in Toronto

March 1st Policy Stakeholder Meeting on social isolation of older adults in Canada.

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Vancouver Policy Stakeholder Meeting

The APPTA Hub held its second Policy Stakeholder Meeting of 2018 in Vancouver, BC

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AGE-WELL NCE Reveals 8 Challenge Areas for Renewal

At the Canadian Science Policy Conference in November 2018, AGE-WELL NCE launched their eight Challenge Areas as part of their technology and aging research agenda for 2020 and beyond.

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APPTA Launches New Policy Education Program- PEP Talks

In January 2019, the APPTA Hub launched a new pilot project under its Policy Education Programming called PEP Talks.

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