|MSc student, Benett Axtell, left; Assistant Professor Cosmin Munteanu, right.
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TAGLab’s (Technologies for Aging Gracefully Lab) development of apps is helping seniors cope with social isolation. Two of these applications were recently featured on CBC News (watch at 27:40 min).
MSc student Benett Axtell's thesis work – a digital photo storytelling app – lets seniors put together stories, using photos, allowing them to share their memories with others.
Cross-appointed, Assistant Professor and Co-Director of TAGLab Cosmin Munteanu discusses "Connection", an app which makes it easy for seniors to share text messages, videos and photos with family and friends, using one program on a tablet. The goal of this technology says Munteanu “is provide access for seniors to family and friends when they're busy.”
Read more on CBC News.