Tyze Wins Funding From NESTA

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The Cabinet Office and NESTA yesterday announced the first fifteen investments to be funded from the £10m Innovation in Giving Fund, a fund established with the goal to support innovative ideas that increase volunteering and charitable giving.

Exciting New Feature: File Drop

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New File Drop feature makes it easy for you to invite your doctor, physio and others to put your exercise regimen, medication reminders and more, right inside your Tyze network. What is the File Drop? An easy way for people who aren’t members of your Tyze network to send you the information you need to… Read more »

5 Tips for using Tyze during the Holidays

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More than any other time of the year, Christmas is a time for contribution, love and the spirit of connection. Here are five tips for using Tyze to enrich the time you spend with your family and friends this season. 1. This Christmas, invite someone new to join your network. Asking a friend or neighbour… Read more »

Social Media Tool Helps a Mother Fight Cancer

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This week a young woman caring for a mother with cancer submitted an inspiring personal story to the Vancouver Observer, where it immediately hit the front page. To read Christabel’s article about using social media to help her mom fight cancer, click here.

Steps on the Journey

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How a daughter coordinates care online Christabel Shaler recently graduated from the University of British Columbia and landed a dream job. She’s bright, she’s driven and she’s facing a world of opportunity. And, her mom is sick.

Financial Times Highlights Tyze as one of World’s Most Innovative Ageing Products

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In a recent special report in the weekend edition of London’s Financial Times, Tyze Personal Networks was highlighted as one of the world’s most innovative ageing products. In this detailed piece, Financial Times comment editor James Crabtree explores creative ways we may manage as the world’s population grows older. He describes Tyze as a personal… Read more »

Meet Master Facilitator Marie Jobling

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“Building community and really strengthening relationships is something that takes time. It’s like yeast; you mix everything together but it takes time to rise.” Marie Jobling has dedicated her life to planting seeds of community around those who are vulnerable and she’s very, very good at it. On any typical fog-filled day in San Francisco,… Read more »

BC Government Recognizes Importance of Personal Networks

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At the University of Victoria yesterday, Premier Christy Clark announced $3 million in funding toward Connect for Care, an innovative new program that will help adults with chronic health conditions, frail elderly and those with mild to moderate dementia to remain independent and socially connected while still living at home. “Connect for Care will create… Read more »