SFU SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR AGING RESEARCH STAR INSTITUTE
WHATSupports the development and implementation of technologies that help address the health challenges of an aging population along with the barriers around accessing technologies including equitable access.
WHYTo help older adults stay healthy, active, safe, socially active and promote independent living.
WHERESimon Fraser University. Science and Technology for Aging Research STAR Institute. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
“AgeTech innovation is a key strategy for creating a society that is responsive to seniors’ needs while reducing healthcare costs.”
“The mission of the STAR Institute is …to make SFU a world leader in research and innovation in the AgeTech sector, becoming an essential resource for students, researchers, industry and services in BC.”
The SFU Science and Technology for Aging Research STAR Institute supports technology and aging or AgeTech research.
Areas of interest include age-friendly and intergenerational living ecosystems of community hubs, bridging the digital divide, serving LGBTQ older adults, and point of care health technologies.
The SFU Science and Technology for Aging Research STAR Institute aims to be a leader in research and innovation in the aging and technology sector.
Aging Awareness & Sensitivity Programs