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Technology, Accessibility & Transportation

Every day there are new devices, services and software geared toward the burgeoning population of elders—most of whom reportedly want to remain at home in the community. But which “smart home” technology actually works to help elders remain home longer? What’s the latest in volunteer car sharing or green building near transportation hubs? What about co-housing for women living alone? How long can someone with dementia remain on their own? At what point can older adults no longer drive? Our members are in the field testing models and passing the results along to you. Check this topic page often, as this realm is ever-changing. 

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Online Learning: ASA members have free access to all web seminars. 

Network on Environments, Services and Technologies for Maximizing Independence: The Network on Environments, Services and Technologies for Maximizing Independence (NEST) brings together professionals working with older adults who have lifelong and late-life physical, sensory and/or cognitive disabilities and whose ability to function independently is threatened or compromised.

 

Exploring the Future of Caregiving: Three Scenarios

posted 01.11.2017

By Richard Adler

Millions of Americans—as many as 43.5 million according to a recent national survey—are engaged in providing care for family members or friends who are ill or disabled.


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Design for All

posted 01.08.2017

An update from ASA’s Network on Environments, Services and Technologies (NEST)

By Philip B. Stafford, PhD, Chair, NEST

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Start : 10:00 AM Pacific
End : 11:00 AM Pacific

Presented by ASA’s Network on Environments, Services and Technology (NEST)

ASA Members: Register now for FREE

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Start : 10:00 AM Pacific
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Presented by ASA’s Lifetime Education and Renewal Network (LEARN)

ASA Members: Register now for FREE

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Start : 10:00 AM Pacific
End : 11:00 AM Pacific

Presented by ASA’s Network on Environments, Services and Technologies (NEST)

ASA Members: Register now for FREE

There's Still Time! Submit Your Presentation Proposal for the 2017 Aging in America Conference (AIA17)

posted 07.07.2016

We are still accepting proposals to present at the 2017 ASA Aging in America Conference (AiA17!) happening in Chicago, March 20-24, 2017!

Deadline: Proposals will be accepted through July 15, 2016.

You can submit your presentation proposal here (you'll need to log in with your asaging.org account, or create one—it's totally free!)

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