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Webinar – Creating Smart Homes: Innovative Solutions to Support Aging in Place
March 27, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
Most older Canadians would like to age in the homes and communities that they know. Technology-based solutions can help older adults live independently and improve quality of life, while supporting caregivers and providing a cost-effective alternative to long-term care.
Webinar participants will learn about:
- The potential for technology to change our homes and support aging in place
- Cutting-edge research underway at an Ottawa “apartment lab”
- Smart-home solutions in the pipeline – or already on the market
Dr. Josephine McMurray, Associate Scientific Director, AGE-WELL; Associate Professor, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University
Dr. Rafik Goubran, Ph.D., P.Eng., FIEEE, FCAE, Vice President (Research and International), Chancellor’s Professor, Carleton University
Sara Aghvami, Director, Best Buy Health, Best Buy Canada
John Hamblin, Consultant, Smart Tech and Data Analytics; Communications Chair, NB Section, Senior Liberals Commission; Member, National Committee on Aging Well; Advocate for Seniors and Those Facing Special Challenges