Month: March 2017

The University of Kansas Gerontology Program Presents: “A Creative Aging Performance”

The University of Kansas’ Gerontology Program is sponsoring its 2017 Spring Speaker series lecture/performance, with co-sponsorship from the Departments of Psychology and Theatre, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, and the Center for Research on Aging & Disability Options (CRADO). 

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KU: Building a home that helps residents stay healthy

What if your house could help keep you healthy? That’s the notion that University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design & Planning Associate Professor Joe Colistra and his students will explore this semester through a couple of grants that aim

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Passive Health Monitoring: Arming Caregivers With The Right Tools

Jeff Bell from one of our corporate partners, Keystone Technologies, has written a post explaining the benefits of ‘passive health monitoring’ for supporting caregivers and patients. “Passive Health Monitoring is a system of interlocking technologies that provides more timely response

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Inter-professional Education in Aging for Law and Healthcare Students

The UMKC health professions schools (Nursing and Health Studies, Dentistry, Medicine, and Pharmacy) along with the School of Law were recently awarded a national grant to work together to advocate for older adults.  This project team includes representatives from each

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Mid-America Regional Council

The Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) is a non-profit organization that promotes ‘regional cooperation and develops innovative solutions through leadership, planning and action’ in the Kansas City metropolitan area. One MARC publication which may be of  particular interest to members of the I-70

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Squaring the Life Curve with Supportive Technology

Marjorie Skubic, Ph.D., Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director, Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, served as the keynote speaker at the  Global Telehealth Conference  in Auckland New Zealand. In her talk Squaring the

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