Month: September 2015

PAAGE: Discussion Piece #3 – The Future of Technology in Care

In the media, robots are sensationalized as the future of senior care. Research and development in this area receive a lot of funding and public interest. During the nearly two years I spent researching in Japan, a nation celebrated for being at the cutting edge of high-tech senior care, I saw a number of technical […]

Cast your ballot in the 2015 AAGE elections!

Elections for President-Elect and Secretary of the Association of Anthropology and Gerontology are currently open and will remain open until October 30, 2015. If you are an active member of AAGE, you can cast your ballot HERE Jason Danely is the unopposed candidate for President-Elect. Candidate Statement It is difficult to overstate the important role […]

AAGE at #MAGic2015conference, Brighton, UK

Global epidemics, malnutrition, inequality, infant mortality, inaccessible healthcare. It is not surprising that “Global Health” has becoming a prevailing brand associated with international aid organizations, NGOs, charitable foundations and big-name donors. The health of people even in relatively remote areas has increasingly become an object of global concern, as drug-resistant diseases, population displacement, and medical […]

Research Post-doc opportunity: “Aging, Disability and Technology: A framework for research, implementation and policy”

Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow [external link] Intelligent Assistive Technology and Systems Lab (IATSL), University of Toronto and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Ontario McMaster Health Forum, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario Start date: Open, 1 year contract Details: A Postdoctoral Research Fellow is sought for a unique joint fellowship through the IATSL in Toronto and the McMaster Health […]