CABHI’s Community of Innovation podcast is where topics on ingenuity, aging and brain health collide. Join us as we talk to experts in healthcare, research, technology and business, as well as older adults and their caregivers, about the innovative practices and healthtech solutions helping us all lead longer, healthier lives.
Day 1: Life After a Dementia Diagnosis
Welcome to Season 4! ln honour of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, Drs. Allison Sekuler and Rosanne Aleong welcome Jim Mann, Dr. Anthony Levinson (iGeriCare), and Robin Mitchell (Baycrest) as they explore the impact of a dementia diagnosis on clients and their families in those first/early days.
Our guests will walk us through the common emotions and challenges that a diagnosis may bring along with resources and strategies to help clients and their families.
Best of Season 3: Empowering Aging
CABHI’s Community of Innovation podcast has officially wrapped up our third season! Listen to this compilation episode featuring highlights from our three most popular episodes this past year, as picked by our listeners. This episode features interviews tackling the toughest challenges surrounding aging, brain health, and women’s health issues.
Take a walk down memory lane with hosts Drs. Allison Sekuler and Rosanne Aleong, as well as production team members Arielle Ricketts, Nicole Pacampara, and Monique Cheng.
Subscribe to the Community of Innovation podcast to hear new episodes from season four starting in January 2023.
The Craft of Mentorship
In this Community of Innovation podcast episode, Drs. Allison Sekuler and Rosanne Aleong welcome Brice Scheschuk, Managing Partner of Globalive Capital and co-founder of MindFrame Connect, and Dr. Ray Muzyka, founder of ThresholdImpact. Our guests will dive deep into the craft and discipline of mentorship as they talk about what it takes to become a great mentor. Tune in to hear the key principles of mentorship and ways to improve your mentoring skills.
Embrace the Burn: Exercise & Aging
Get moving, get sweating, and embrace that burn. All that sweat looks good on you!
In this episode, our guests dive deep into the benefits of exercise and physical movement not only for the body but also for the brain. Hear all about the latest research on how exercise can positively impact older adults and their lived experiences and how physical movement can be a healthy outlet for the body, mind, and spirit.
Hosted by Drs. Allison Sekuler and Rosanne Aleong (CABHI). Featuring Dr. Jennifer Heisz (Canada Research Chair in Brain Health and Aging and Associate Professor from McMaster University) and Lata Pada (Founder and Artistic Director Emerita of SAMPRADAYA Dance Creations, an award-winning company at the forefront of Indian dance in Canada).
Everything You Wanted to Know About Technology and the Future of Aging
Increasingly, there’s been a lot of talk in the media about how new technologies are transforming the way we age. Join CABHI President and Chief Scientist Dr. Allison Sekuler as she talks to some of the titans of the agetech landscape about the future of technology and aging, the role agetech will play in the lives of older adults and caregivers, and what these innovations mean for our collective physical and mental well-being.
Moderated by Dr. Allison Sekuler. Featuring Dr. Alex Mihailidis (AGE-WELL), Dr. David Lindeman (CITRIS, CTA), Sasha Spellman (AARP Innovation Labs), Erica Lloyd (Soul Machines), and Clara (Soul Machines).
From Ageism to Empowerment: An Intergenerational Conversation with Mother-Son Duo of Acclaimed Film 'Duty Free'
After 75-year-old immigrant mother, Rebecca Danigelis was fired without cause from her lifelong job as a hotel housekeeper, her son Sian-Pierre Regis took her on a bucket list adventure to reclaim her life. As Rebecca struggled to find work, Sian-Pierre lovingly documented her journey in his celebrated film Duty Free – uncovering the economic insecurity shaping not only his mother’s future but that of an entire generation.
In this episode, Rebecca and Sian-Pierre join moderator Felicia Brown as they talk about the film and how their own personal life journeys intersect with the issues near and dear to their hearts: ageism, caregiving, and economic insecurity for older adults.