Innovative Technology Solutions for Healthy Aging
Webinar exploring tools of what can be considered to be the best practices in technology innovations.
Older adults can use technology: why healthcare professionals must overcome ageism in digital health
Bringing attention to “ageism” and the common misconception that older adults aging >65 are unable or unwilling to use digital health. However, the use of technology among older adults has significantly increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Isolating together during COVID-19: Results from the Telehealth Intervention Program for older adults.
Research article highlights the challenge of isolation of older adults in the community especially during COVID-19, and how TIP-OA (Telehealth Intervention Program for Older Adults) is able to combat the challenge of isolation. This program is volunteer-based and includes friendly telephone conversations on a regular bases to older adults who may struggle with stress, depression, anxiety or fear of COVID-19.
ActiveHip+: A feasible mHealth system for the recovery of older adults after hip surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A study testing the feasiility of ActiveHip+ mHealth tool to aid older afults post hip surgery.