Happy Intergenerational Day Canada!!

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Increasingly, our relationships with family members happen at a distance. While I live in Canada, my parents and sister are in Melbourne, Australia and my brother and his family in Sydney, Australia. I have aunts, uncles and cousins across Canada and in the UK. We are a widely dispersed bunch and I would not, except… Read more »

Eastern Adventure – Tyze at Symposium in Newfoundland

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How can older adults with chronic musculoskeletal pain and/or limited mobility to continue to use technology? I recently went to  an invitational symposium at Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland organized by SUS-IT Canada to find out. This group is exploring sustainable solutions.

Tyze Wants to Help You Share the Care

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Last week was Family Caregiver Week which inspired us to launch a special contest to celebrate all the amazing caregivers we all know and love. You could win a $100 Skoah gift certificate for your favourite caregiver (maybe it’s you?) by telling us how you “Share the Care”. Simply share a tip to show how… Read more »

Tyze Featured in Tedx Talk

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Tyze was featured in a Tedx talk given by Dr. Onil Bhattacharyya 11 min mark) fascinating talk where Dr. Bhattacharyya talks about shifting from an individual model of care to a network model of care :http://www.tedxstouffville.com/speakers.php#Onil    

Vickie Cammack To Recieve 2012 BC Community Achievement Award

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  Tyze CEO Vickie Cammack and her husband Al Etmanski will be honoured among the recipients of this year’s BC Community Achievement Awards, established to recognize and celebrate the spirit, imagination, dedication and contribution of British Columbians to their communities. An independent advisory council selects the recipients of the British Columbia Community Achievement Awards and… Read more »

Electronic Health Records – What’s in Store?

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Wikipedia defines an electric health record (EHR) as: “An evolving concept defined as a systematic collection of electronic health information about individual patients or populations. It is a record in digital format that is theoretically capable of being shared across different health care settings.” The power and potential of EHRs has yet to be fully… Read more »

Federal Minister of State for Seniors Visits Tyze

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  Today Tyze Personal Neworks enjoyed an in-person visit from The Hon. Alice Wong, PC, MP, Minister of State for Seniors. The Minister serves as an advocate for senior’s issues at the Cabinet table and paid Tyze a visit as she has a particular interest in programs that can help improve the quality of life… Read more »

Guardian Newspaper calls Tyze “Innovation”

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What kinds of health and social innovations will achieve the most impact in the near future? Which will make the most of community contributions to support wellness? (Hint: Tyze!) Learn about Tyze and other highlighted health innovations in Geoff Mulgan’s article in today’s issue of the Guardian UK. Geoff suggests six areas where the healthcare sector… Read more »

Tyze on the Radio

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On a recent episode of Dr. Gordon Atherly’s radio show, Family Caregivers Unite! Tyze CEO Vickie Cammack discussed the power and potential of personal online networks. Questions about the role of networks in supporting family caregivers were addressed as well as was how to respect caregivers as a rich source of information, innovation and expertise…. Read more »

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.