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Vertical Aging The Future of Aging in Place in Urban Canada

On February 3rd, 2021 OpenLab and AMS  hosted a webinar to launch Vertical Aging: The Future of Aging in Place in Urban Canada and the release of the three reports.

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Without Compassion, There is No Healthcare

28 outstanding Canadian healthcare leaders confront the challenges threatening our current and future healthcare system. Across a variety of domains, the authors ask, What is compassion?

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Vertical Aging: Social Spaces

The design of our physical spaces matters more to psycho-social states of well-being than ever previously imagined. This report aims to understand the stock of rental apartment buildings (in Toronto) that qualify as NORCs.

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Vertical Aging: The Connected Care Hub

Connected Care Hub is a mixed model of service delivery that utilizes both physical and digital supports to help seniors in NORC buildings age in place.

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Vertical Aging: The Digital Neighbour Network

In order to remain at home, most seniors will need some type of support to get by. Neighbour-to-Neighbour networks may help fill that gap, especially if located within the same building or neighbourhood.

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Hearing Your Voices Conference Panel 1: The power of lived experience

Hear from patient partners who share their lived experiences and offer their suggestions on what makes a compassionate digitally enabled healthcare system.

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Hearing Your Voices Conference Panel 2: Is technology truly a solution?

Technology is often seen as critical to how health and healthcare evolve. This discussion explored areas where technology may be a good solution, but not the only solution. It also mentions where low-tech options might better serve patients, caregivers, and their healthcare partners.

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Hearing Your Voices Conference Panel 3: Digital Health: How do we get there together?

Concerns have been raised about equity in accessing digital healthcare and ensuring patients, physicians, and providers are supported to partner in care together. This panel explored the challenges and barriers and offered insight and expertise for drivers and solutions.

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Hearing Your Voices Conference Panel 4: How do we make it happen?

This panel discussed the support patients and caregivers need to fully engage with digital health technologies; the support providers need and how we prepare them for digital health technologies, and the leadership required to help us realize this future.

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Nursing and compassionate care in the age of artificial intelligence

This report outlines 15 recommendations to prepare nurses and nursing students to use artificially intelligent health technologies (AIHTs) to augment the patient experience, while ensuring the delivery of quality, person-centred, and compassionate nursing care.

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