Podcast

Safely Prescribing to Older Adults with Drs. Joanne Ho and Sophiya Benjamin from GeriMedRisk

Drs Joanne Ho and Sophiya Benjamin — Co-Executive Directors of GeriMedRisk, an online consultation platform for healthcare providers to access timely and specialized information that supports their patients’ needs — join the show today to talk about their platform, the way it has been working to promote quality, evidence-based, unbiased information on prescribing for older […]

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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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Can an Application Augment and Enhance Rehabilitation with Jonathan Rose and Nirtal Shah

Introduction Dr. Jonathan Rose, Professor at the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Engineering at the University of Toronto and Nirtal Shah, Physiotherapist at the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto join the show to talk about their current research project and marketed applications on the use of mobile apps in […]

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Reminiscence Therapy for People Living with Dementia using Virtual Reality

Introduction Dr. Linda Duffett-Leger is an Associate Professor with the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Calgary and a user experience designer. She comes on the show today to talk about her current research project on the use of virtual reality in reminiscence therapy. We’re all aging, and everyone’s talking about it! Key Takeaways […]

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Socially Assistive Robotics and the Future of Aging, with Dr. Julie Robillard

Introduction Dr. Julie Robillard comes on the podcast to share the research she is currently doing on robots! With the support of AgeWell, Dr. Robillard’s team is leading the charge on cutting-edge robotics and their applications for aging adults; tune-in to hear what research is currently underway in the socially assistive robotics field. We’re all […]

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Goals vs. Needs: What Caregivers Want, a Recent Study

Introduction Doctor Myles Leslie and Doctor Janet Fast come on the podcast to share the findings of their most recent study and collaboration on caregiver goals. Tune in for an enlightening episode on the need to sometimes shift focus to gain a better perspective. We’re all aging, and everyone’s talking about it! Key Takeaways [:39] […]

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Polypharmacy and Deprescribing With Dr. Carole Goodine

Introduction Dr. Carole Goodine is the Clinical Pharmacy Manager at Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton New-Brunswick and a research fellow in conjunction with AgeWell and the New-Brunswick Health Research Foundation. We’re all aging, and everyone’s talking about it! Key Takeaways [:39] Jenna introduces today’s guest, Dr. Carole Goodine, Clinical Pharmacy Manager at Dr. Everett […]

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Aging, Disability, and Technology Access With Dr. Rosalie Wang

Introduction Rosalie Wang, Ph.D., OT Reg. (Ont.) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto. She is an Affiliate Scientist at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and a member of their AI and Robotics in Rehabilitation team. Dr. Wang’s research focuses on developing and implementing technology to enable daily […]

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Episode 6 – Quantifying Aging and the Use of Technologies, an Interview With Dr. Stephen Katz

Introduction Today we talk to Dr. Stephen Katz, Ph.D., a Professor (Emeritus) of Sociology, Distinguished Research Award winner, and founding member of the Trent Centre for Aging & Society, at Trent University, Peterborough, Canada. He is the author of several books, journal articles, book chapters, and media interviews on aging bodies, critical gerontology, biopolitics, cognitive […]

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