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Technology and Aging
April 23, 2008
The RIC Gerontology Center and Sherlock Center on Disabilities sponsored a conference on "Technology and Aging" on Wednesday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Faculty Center's South Dining Room. The conference examined the use of assistive technology with older adults. Topics included hearing assistive technology for people with hearing loss, adaptive tecnology suited for individuals with blindness and low vision, the onset of age-related disability and simple solution to improve access in a domestic setting and the use of internet for the deliver of senior services. The program, supported by the College Lectures Committee, was open to the public free of charge and offered continuing education credit.
Gerontology Certificate recipients Maria Martinez, Abigail Bense, Kathleen Kelley and Gretchen Witt.
Alpha Kappa Delta honor society inductees.
Whitman Award Winner John Pollino with Dr. Roche and Dr. Niklas
Technology and Aging conference (April 23, 2008) participants
Carol Doehler, presenter, Technology and Aging conference
Christina Thompson, presenter, Technology and Aging conference
Laila Vehvilainen, Technology and Aging conference
Gayle Yarnall, presenter, Technology and Aging conference