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Network on Environments, Services and Technologies (NEST)

The Network on Environments, Services and Technologies (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. We share a common goal: maximizing functional capacity and promoting independence for elders through appropriately designed environments, services and technologies. NEST members share information across the aging, disability and rehabilitation systems about:

  • Assistive technology
  • Environmental modification
  • Transportation and older driver issues
  • Emerging technologies to promote aging in place
  • Policy issues and trends
  • Universal design of products, private residences and community public spaces
  • Consumer and provider education through distance learning
  • Emergency preparedness and community resilience

NEST contributes to ASA’s programs, education events and activities through the following avenues:

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Call for Proposals

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There is limited space for additional proposals to present at the 2016 Aging in America Conference! Share your ideas, experience and passion!
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Events

24th Annual Elder Issues Conference Event Details
From Possibility to Practice in Aging: Shaping a Future for All Event Details

Jobs

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center
East Boston, MA
Age Wave
Emeryville, CA
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AgeBlog

posted on 07.29.2015

I see a world of possibilities and opportunities for many of those 50-plus who want to stay active, earn money, and “give back,”...  Read More

posted on 07.21.2015

I hope Lena Dunham views this as the compliment it’s meant to be: I’d like to appoint her the unofficial spokesperson for cognitive aging.  Read More