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Technologies for Aging in Place: Meeting at Sheridan

April 02, 2013

Join the conversation about technologies that facilitate aging

For Immediate Release: April 2, 2013
Oakville, Ontario

Local businesses are invited to join the conversation about technologies that facilitate aging at a business breakfast meeting at Sheridan College on Wednesday, April 24, 2013.

The event is presented by the Sheridan Elder Research Centre’s Business of Aging: Information Exchange Network (BA:IEN) as part of its quarterly morning meetings where business and industry leaders come together to discuss marketing to an aging population.

Sheridan Elder Research Centre (SERC) Principal Researcher Lia Tsotsos will lead a panel discussion with SERC business partners Raul Rusingh, CEO, Pointerware Innovations Ltd. and Chris Wiegand, CEO, Jibestream.

“By highlighting a variety of innovative projects, including ones conducted at SERC with our industry partners, we hope to stimulate conversations about the current state of technology products that support aging in place,” said Principal Researcher Lia Tsotsos.

Please contact Paulina Camino at 905-845-9430, ext. 8617 to reserve yourseat today. The cost of the breakfast is $15 for non-BA:IEN members. Presentation will begin at 8 a.m.

For more information on BA:IEN visit ‘business of aging’ at http://serc.sheridaninstitute.ca or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter @serclab.

ABOUT SERC:

The Sheridan Elder Research Centre (SERC) provides a unique environment for applied research into areas of practical concern and immediate relevance to older Canadians. Located at Sheridan College’s Trafalgar Road Campus in Oakville, SERC benefits from the diversity of its programs and a friendly, accessible research environment where older adults from the community not only participate in research but contribute to its direction.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Kelly Karius
Office of Applied Research and Innovation
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Phone: 905-815-4261; kelly.karius@sheridancollege.ca