WS07 - RERC on Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability

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WS07
Date & Time: 
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: 
Newberry/ Ascot
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In large part due to advances in rehabilitation, individuals with long-term, and even congenital, impairments are living longer than ever before and are aging into the senior population. The RERC TechSAge a multidisciplinary research center dedicated to understanding the needs of, and developing supportive technologies for, individuals aging with long-term impairments. This workshop will highlight some of the RERC’s current research, development and training projects, from mobile apps to robotic assistants. Presenters will discuss implications for future directions in technologies to support successful aging with disability.

Presenter(s)

Elena T Gonzalez, Tracy Mitzner, Jon Sanford, Wendy Rogers