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The Australian Centre for Social Innovation and
AGEING Form Knowledge Alliance Partnership
The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI), an organisation committed to building future policy, supports and systems that work for people, has joined innovAGEING’s (iA) K...
Office Not Required: The Age Services’ Inadvertent Innovation
Be courteousEveryone is a volunteer Being rudeSlows people down It takes time to get overFeeling hurt, offended Be courteousIt’s more efficient – Christopher Nailer, Palm Cards for...
Government backs innovation in aged care
A dollar for dollar investment into innovation in the aged care sector has been announced with the Federal Minister for Aged Care pledging $400,000 to the innovAGEING network over ...
Applications Open For
AGEING Challenge Competition
innovAGEING, Australia’s innovation network for age services, has announced Australia’s first ever innovAGEING Challenge—a national aged services hackathon—and applications are now...
IRT searches for cutting-edge business models
Competitive challenge creates pathway for those who are passionate about improving the lives of older people. Innovation is the buzzword of the aged care sector, and with the Turnb...
Even If Robots Can ‘Fix’ Loneliness, The Question Remains – Should They?
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness ca...
Culture Matters – Moving the Innovation Needle in Age Services
Innovation can be a troubled topic at the best of times. Often conflated with digital or cutting edge technology, innovation runs the risk of being little more than a flag bearer f...
Designing for death: Love project or legacy of stigma?
Detection and monitoring systems. Non-intrusive wearable devices. Carer apps. All reflect tech’s growing role in aged care. Technology and design also have a presence in the space ...
Sustaining innovation requires strong links to core business
Keep solutions anchored to customers’ needs to maintain structure, discipline and longevity. There’s a lot of talk these days about innovation in Australia. Start-ups, incubators, ...
AGEING and Alive deliver Australia’s first Aged Care Nudgeathon
Image: Ashley Rankin, Anthony Carroll, Merlin Kong, Amanda Terranova, Sylvain Garcia, Shannon Sanderson. innovAGEING and Alive deliver Australia’s first Aged Care Nudgeathon Sydney...