DISRUPTION AHEAD: Transforming Technology for Aging and Healthcare

Thu, 14 May 2015 7:00 PM

We're all facing issues of reduced mobility, hearing, vision and cognition. Our current healthcare system will not be able to cope with the staggering number of older adults who need care. One response to this problem has been technology that can provide support to older adults for common everyday tasks. However, the promise of technology is not the “silver bullet” for several reasons. What can be done to deliver the technologies that are necessary?

Lecturer: Alex Mihailidis, Depatment of Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, Scientific Director—AGEWELL NCE

This free lecture is part of the 24th Annual John K. Friesen Conference.

Date(s): Thu, May 14, 2015, 7–9 p.m.

Location: Room 1400, SFU Vancouver (Harbour Centre)

Admission: Free and open to all adults, but please Register

Related topic(s): Liberal Arts


Email: csla@sfu.ca

Phone: 778-782-5212