May 23, 2019

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – May 23, 2019

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:48 pm

Aging and Disability in the 21st Century: How Technology Can Help Maintain Health and Quality of Life,” a hearing held May 22, 2019 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 30 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 17:45 mark).

July 15, 2015

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – July 15, 2015

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:59 pm

Opportunity Knocks: Designing Solutions for an Ageing Society,” by David Sinclair and Helen Creighton (July 2015, .pdf format, 30p.).

May 6, 2015

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – May 6, 2015

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 4:48 pm

Aging in Place: Can Advances in Technology Help Seniors Live Independently?” a hearing held May 6, 2015 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available in Flash format, running time 1 hour 26 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the 21:45 mark.

May 15, 2013

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Report – May 15, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:19 pm

Accelerating Adoption of Assistive Technology to Reduce Physical Strain among Family Caregivers of the Chronically Disabled Elderly Living at Home,” (January 2013, .pdf and HTML format, 109p.).

August 6, 2012

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – August 6, 2012

A. “Informing Evidence-Based Decision-Making for Patients with Comorbidity: Availability of Necessary Information in Clinical Trials for Chronic Diseases,” by Cynthia M. Boyd, Daniela Vollenweider, and Milo A. Puhan (PLoS ONE 7(8): e41601. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041601, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 8p.).

B. “Quantitative Normative Gait Data in a Large Cohort of Ambulatory Persons with Parkinson’s Disease,” by Chris J. Hass, Paul Malczak, Joe Nocera, Elizabeth L. Stegemöller, Aparna Shukala, Irene Malaty, Charles E. Jacobson, Michael S. Okun, and Nick McFarland (PLoS ONE 7(8): e42337. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042337, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 5p.).

C. “Effectiveness of Family Meetings for Family Caregivers on Delaying Time to Nursing Home Placement of Dementia Patients: A Randomized Trial,” by Karlijn J. Joling, Harm W. J. van Marwijk, Henriette E. van der Horst, Philip Scheltens, Peter M. van de Ven, Bregje A. Appels, and Hein P. J. van Hout (PLoS ONE 7(8): e42145. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042145, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 7p.).

D. “Technology Acceptance for an Intelligent Comprehensive Interactive Care (ICIC) System for Care of the Elderly: A Survey-Questionnaire Study,” by Alice M. K. Wong, Wei-Han Chang, Pei-Chih Ke, Chun-Kai Huang, Tsai-Hsuan Tsai, Hsien-Tsung Chang, Wann-Yun Shieh, Hsiao-Lung Chan, Chih-Kuang Chen, and Yu-Cheng Pei (PLoS ONE 7(8): e40591. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040591, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 7p.).

E. “Single-Channel Electrophysiology Reveals a Distinct and Uniform Pore Complex Formed by {alpha}-Synuclein Oligomers in Lipid Membranes,” by Felix Schmidt, Johannes Levin, Frits Kamp, Hans Kretzschmar, Armin Giese, and Kai Botzel (PLoS ONE 7(8): e42545. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042545, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 7p.).

March 14, 2012

CAAR – Gerontology Conferences – March 14, 2012

Filed under: Conferences — Tags: , — admin @ 3:28 pm has recently added the following gerontology related conferences:

May 10, 2012: The Psychological Aspects of Physical Activity and Health Across the Lifespan–Birmingham, UK

Jul. 24, 2012: 6th international Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology (i-CREATe)–Singapore

Nov. 5, 2012: Aging and Society: An Interdisciplinary Conference–Vancouver, Canada

Nov. 19, 2012: 11th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing -Making an Impact–Brisbane, Australia

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