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Bryan Hong on HippoCamera: A Smartphone App to Combat Memory Loss

AUTHOR(S) & CREDENTIALS: Bryan Hong, PhD candidate and AGE-WELL trainee, and Karolina Jalowska, Digital Media Coordinator at the APPTA hub and AGE-WELL NCE AFFILIATED INSTITUTION(S): AGE-WELL National Innovation Hub: APPTA Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I discovered my love for memory research while obtaining my HBSc with a double major in Psychology and […]

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How an AGE-WELL trainee is detecting depression through speech

AUTHOR(S) & CREDENTIALS: Mashrura Tasnim, PhD candidate and AGE-WELL trainee, and Karolina Jalowska, Digital Media Coordinator at the APPTA hub and AGE-WELL NCE AFFILIATED INSTITUTION(S): AGE-WELL National Innovation Hub: APPTA Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I completed my undergraduate degree and MSc in Computer Science and Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and […]

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How Elizabeth Audette-Bourdeau’s company is transforming the way older adults are cared for

AUTHOR(S) & CREDENTIALS: Elizabeth Audette-Bourdeau, CEO of Welbi, and Karolina Jalowska, Digital Media Coordinator at the APPTA hub and AGE-WELL NCE AFFILIATED INSTITUTION(S): AGE-WELL National Innovation Hub: APPTA Can you tell me a bit about yourself? I established my first business at 17 years old and as of today, I’ve started three. My first venture was […]

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An interview with an AgeTech leader and CEO: Jessica Yang

AUTHOR(S) & CREDENTIALS: Jessica Yang, CEO and founder of Tochtech Technologies, and Karolina Jalowska, Digital Media Coordinator at the APPTA hub and AGE-WELL NCE AFFILIATED INSTITUTION(S): AGE-WELL National Innovation Hub: APPTA Can you tell me a bit about yourself? I am Jessica Yang, CEO and founder of Tochtech Technologies, a digital health tech company whose mission […]

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Innovating technology for the deaf and hard of hearing

AUTHOR(S) & CREDENTIALS: Eyra Abraham, CEO of Lisnen, and Karolina Jalowska, Digital Media Coordinator at the APPTA hub and AGE-WELL NCE AFFILIATED INSTITUTION(S): AGE-WELL National Innovation Hub: APPTA ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: Jenna Roddick, Manager of Research and Knowledge Translation for the APPTA hub Can you tell me a bit about yourself? My name is Eyra Abraham and I’m the […]

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Azadeh Dastmalchi on Vital Tracer and being a CEO

AUTHOR(S) & CREDENTIALS: Azadeh Dastmalchi, CEO of Vital Tracer and PhD Candidate at the University of Ottawa, and Karolina Jalowska, Digital Media Coordinator at the APPTA hub and AGE-WELL NCE AFFILIATED INSTITUTION(S): AGE-WELL National Innovation Hub: APPTA ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: Candice Pollack, Executive Director at the APPTA hub Can you tell me a bit about yourself? I completed my […]

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Aging in Place with Google and Amazon

AUTHOR(S) & CREDENTIALS: Jessica Percy Campbell AFFILIATED INSTITUTION(S): AGE-WELL NCE and University of Victoria, Department of Political Science ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: This PhD research has been funded by the Big Data Surveillance Project as well as the AGE-WELL Michael F. Harcourt Policy fellowship. Supervised by Dr. Colin Bennett What inspired you to begin working on this project? When […]

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Dr. Carole Goodine on Polypharmacy, Deprescribing and the Need for Pharmacy-Related Policy Changes

AUTHOR(S) & CREDENTIALS:  Dr. Carole Goodine, Clinical Pharmacy Manager at Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, and Karolina Jalowska, Digital Media Coordinator at the APPTA hub and AGE-WELL NCE AFFILIATED INSTITUTION(S): AGE-WELL National Innovation Hub: APPTA ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: Candice Pollack, Executive Director at the APPTA hub Can you tell me a bit about yourself and your role as a […]

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Dr. Alexander Moreno on Psychology and Mental Health Care Accessibility in Canada

AUTHOR(S) & CREDENTIALS:  Dr. Alexander Moreno, Neuropsychologist at the Hôpital Notre-Dame and Adjunct Professor at the Université de Montréal, and Karolina Jalowska, Digital Media Coordinator at the APPTA hub and AGE-WELL NCE AFFILIATED INSTITUTION(S): AGE-WELL National Innovation Hub: APPTA ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: Candice Pollack, Executive Director at the APPTA hub Can you tell me a little bit about […]

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