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Technology, Accessibility & Transportation

Monthly Archive (Housing, Accessibility and Technology)

posted 07.07.2016
A 2015 ProPublica investigation reported 37 incidents of long-term-care employees sharing photos or videos of residents on social media, without the resident’s consent. Read More
posted 05.25.2016
While there are many candidates for America’s list of core historical values, scientific progress would be near the top of all lists.  Read More
posted 05.10.2016
There are challenges to online learning, but this approach can help prepare America’s new eldercare workforce. Read More
posted 01.25.2016
Advocates who are attuned to the nation’s demographic shifts can also take advantage of digital shifts, using the power social media affords to shape the public conversation.  Read More
posted 11.23.2015
An inspiration to help older adults get around came to Bob Carr and his wife, Anne, as they parked for an exercise class at the YMCA one day in Atlanta. Read More
posted 05.01.2015
Consumers of genetic testing, often of high income, well-educated, and white, frequently are disappointed in test results—especially when paired with typical lifestyle recommendations. Read More
posted 11.17.2014
Speaking with neurologist Adam Gazzaley is akin to running behind an experienced trail racer—they’re always around the next bend and out of sight before you’ve managed to catch your breath. Or as Gazzaley puts it, “I do tend to work pretty intensely.” Read More
posted 09.04.2014
Estimating how long people will live has for centuries been the purview of actuaries and demographers.  Read More
posted 04.22.2014
A rapidly growing aging population and mounting concern about environmental sustainability Read More
posted 04.15.2014
How do technology trends and predictions impact older technology users? Read More

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