Active Aging Research Center

Active Aging Research Center
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The Active Aging Research Center (AARC) exists to figure out ways that technology can help older people live independently and stay in their homes. They are funded through a grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).   Goals The specific goals of the project are to: Improve: The understanding of the needs and Continue reading «Active Aging Research Center»

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The Active Aging Research Center (AARC) exists to figure out ways that technology can help older people live independently and stay in their homes.

They are funded through a grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

 

Goals

The specific goals of the project are to:

Improve:

  1. The understanding of the needs and assets of older adults and their families.
  2. The quality of life for older adults and their families.
  3. The ability of older adults to manage their own health at home.
  4. The safety of older adult drivers.

Reduce:

  1. Falls.
  2. Preventable admissions to hospitals, nursing homes, and emergency rooms.
  3. Forced departures from the home.

The work will result in an integrated system of technology for older adults and their caregivers.

They will distribute in Wisconsin and nationally.


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