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Technology, Accessibility & Transportation

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.

 

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Web Seminars

Connecting Generations Through Documentary and Intergenerational Tech Training Web Seminar Details
The Power of Narrative in Shaping Public Policy Web Seminar Details

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Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) Annual Conference Event Details
Landscapes of Aging: Critical Issues, Emerging Possibilities Event Details
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