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From L to R: Hon. Lisa Harris, Minister of Seniors and Long-term Care, Social Development; Dr. Bruno Battistini, President, CEO and Scientific Director, NBHRF; Dr. Alex Mihailidis, Scientific Director of AGE-WELL, Canada’s Technology and Aging Network; Dr. Susan Kirkland, AGE-WELL Board Member; Mr. Kevin Harter, CEO York Care Centre

May 09 , 2017


New national innovation hub launched to support healthy aging

APPTA will help deliver new and emerging technologies to seniors and caregivers 


May 16, 2017, Fredericton – The AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE) and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) are pleased to announce the launch of a national innovation hub to advance policies, practices and services in the fast-evolving field of technology and aging. Read More. 

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