August 8 – 10, 2018 |  9:30 AM – 5:00 PM  |   Mounbatten Saloon and Mounbatten Court


Over the course of the conference there will be opportunity to network with organizations from across the globe. Learn about their research projects, programs/services they offer, test innovations, and find out how you can get involved.


AdvantAge Ontario is the trusted voice for senior care. They are community-based, not-for-profit organizations dedicated to supporting the best possible aging experience.

AGE-WELL is a Canadian Network of Centres of Excellence driving innovation and developing technologies and services to support older adults and caregivers.

Alzheimer Society of Canada is a not-for-profit health organization working nationwide to improve quality of life for Canadians affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and advances the search for the cause and cure. 


With BoxOut be your best self using performance science assessments, elite technologies, and personalized development programming to train your eyes, brain and body. To combat or reverse the effects of aging, we educate people about skills related to mental performance (visual/sensory skills, cognitive skills, and character traits) and then test and train for improvement.


The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI), led by Baycrest Health Sciences, is a solution accelerator in aging and brain health. Through their innovation programs, project funding is made available to support the development, testing and validation of innovative products, services and best practices to improve the brain health and quality of life for older adults.

The Canadian Association on Gerontology is Canada’s leading multidisciplinary association for those who work or research in the field of aging. Learn about membership and our CAG2018 conference.

Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) is Canada’s sole network devoted to improving care for older Canadians living with frailty. We do this by increasing frailty recognition and assessment, by providing evidence to inform decision making, by training the next generation, and by mobilizing knowledge to catalyze change in health and social care systems. 

CARF accreditation means quality in Canada. CARF accredits over 55,000 programs/sites internationally, including close to 4,500 in Canada. CARF accredits LTC and retirement homes, home care providers and adult day services.


An effective national collaboration by scientists and clinicians from many disciplines gives the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Ageing a cutting edge in research, prevention, treatment, and management of all forms of dementia. 

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is Canada’s federal funding agency for health research. Composed of 13 Institutes, CIHR collaborates with partners and researchers to support the discoveries and innovations that improve the health of Canadians and strengthen the Canadian health care system.


Ontario’s Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI) enhance the quality of care in the long-term care sector through education, research, innovation, evidence-based service delivery and knowledge transfer.

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) is a large, national, long-term study of more than 51,000 men and women who were between the ages of 45 and 85 when recruited. The aim of the CLSA is to find ways to help us live long and live well, and understand why some people age in healthy fashion while others do not.

Since 1982, the Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (CRIUGM) contributes to the advancement of knowledge and clinical practices on seniors’ health and aging, bringing together over 50 research teams and 350 university students.

The Dynavision D2™ is recognized as the premier attention task recorder for over 25 years. Originally developed for athletes, the Dynavision D2™ has been proven effective for a variety of applications.

Employment and Social Development Canada works to improve Canadians’ standard of living and quality of life. 

FADOQ’s mission is to bring people 50 and older together, to advocate for them each time their rights have to be recognized, to organize activities and provide programs and services to meet their needs.

The Gateway to Global Aging Data is a web-based resource for accessing multidisciplinary panel data on aging, health, and retirement from the international family of Health and Retirement studies.

GSK – one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies – is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.

Haven Toronto is a sanctuary for thousands of elder homeless, marginally housed and socially isolated men. Open 365 days a year, Haven Toronto provides crisis and housing support and offers in-house social workers, nurses, dental hygienists and barbers.

Health Canada’s role is to help Canadians maintain and improve their health. It does so by upholding the Canada Health Act and protecting Canada’s publicly funded health care system; protecting Canadians from unsafe food, health and consumer products; promoting innovation in health care; and, informing Canadians to make healthy choices.

The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) is a global non-profit, membership organization dedicated to the development and advancement of palliative care to assure that any patient’s and family caregiver’s suffering is relieved to the greatest extent possible.

Java Group Programs creates evidence-based peer support programs for senior living that target social isolation, loneliness and depression. Over 800 organizations have implemented our programs so far and we have numerous published articles and studies documenting results. Come by our booth to see our new digital delivery platform.

The McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA) is McMaster University’s entry point to worldclass, interdisciplinary expertise in aging research and knowledge translation.

The Ontario Long Term Care Association is the largest association of long-term care providers in Canada and the only association that represents the full mix of long-term care operators – private, not-for-profit, charitable, and municipal. Representing nearly 70% of Ontario’s 630 long-term care homes, across the province, providing care and accommodation services to more than 70,000 residents annually.

The Public Health Agency of Canada empowers Canadians to improve their health. In partnership with others, its activities focus on preventing disease and injuries, promoting good physical and mental health, and providing information to support informed decision making.

Revera is a leading owner, operator and investor in the senior living sector committed to helping older adults live life to the fullest. Through its portfolio of partnerships, Revera owns or operates more than 500 properties across Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, offering seniors’ apartments, independent living, assisted living, memory care and long term care.

The Room 217 Foundation provides resources and education to allied health care providers, family and volunteer caregivers to enhance care through music.

The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging integrates research, education and practice to generate and mobilize knowledge to support better practice and policy. With 10 Schlegel Research Chairs, 4 Schlegel Specialists, 20 Affiliate Researchers and 14 staff members, we conduct research in 12 theme areas to incubate promising practices, accelerate them, then mobilize them to the entire system.

The Sparko team, which has over fifty years combined experience serving the senior community, is excited to bring the Sparkoexperience to life. With social, entertainment and connectivity features, Sparko provides the tools needed to be a part of a larger community, improve health, live a more fulfilling life, and implement lifelong dreams.

Statistics Canada produces statistics that help Canadians better understand their country—its population, resources, economy, society and culture. As our nation’s central statistical office, our mission is to serve Canada with high-quality statistical information that matters.

The Toronto Dementia Research Alliance (TDRA) is a collaboration that seeks to embed research into care to better understand, prevent and treat dementia.

In response to health & social care needs expressed by communities, the United Way, in collaboration with partners from community-based seniors’ services (CBSS), government, and academia, developed a Healthy Aging Strategy to combat ageism by supporting access to health and community care and services, and to reduce social isolation and frailty.

Vielight Inc, a global leader in photobiomodulation technology, combines science with engineering ingenuity to develop devices that deliver photons to the brain and inner systems.

WISE – Seniors in Business guides and helps the 50+ generation discover entrepreneurship through speaking engagements and workshops.  WISE has global ties with groups and organizations supporting older entrepreneurs who are moving to become business owners for the first time.  WISE is also the instigator of the Canadian 50 over 50 Awards which recognizes and celebrates Canadian entrepreneurs who started a business after the age of 50.