Design of Devices to Increase Independence

February 21, 2017. Dr. Claire Davies describes the interdisciplinary collaborations in the design of assistive devices, identified some overlaps between engineering and health care when working with devices, explored the importance of ensuring the user is paramount in the design process, and reviewed recent design innovations.

Gazing Critically at Age-Friendly Communities

January 17, 2017. Dr. Rosenberg described the importance of including the voices of the older population in all discussions about how to make communities age-friendly, the data in our communities and priority areas of focus that are emerging as trends across the country, and how data profiles can help us learn more about older adults in our own communities, and geographic trends across our province and country.