Canadian Frailty Network (CFN), funded by the Government of Canada's Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program, is Canada's network focused on frail elderly. Their mission is to improve the care of seriously ill, elderly patients and support their families and caregivers.
AGE-WELL encompasses many sectors, including industry, non-profit organizations, government, care providers, end-users, and academic partners from across Canada. This multi-sector organization is using high-quality research to drive innovation and create technologies and services that benefit older adults. The aim of AGE-WELL is to help older Canadians maintain their independence, health and quality of life through accessible technologies that increase their safety and security, support their independent living, and enhance their social participation.
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is Canada’s federal funding agency for health research. Composed of 13 Institutes, CIHR provides leadership and support to more than 12,600 health researchers and trainees across Canada.
As a charitable, non-profit foundation, the RIA links research, training and practice to enhance care and quality of life for seniors.