Aging

Oregon State University part of $20M effort to develop AI to help elderly live at home

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A team of researchers including Oregon State University’s Kagan Tumer, director of the Collaborative Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute, has received a five-year, $20 million grant from the National Science foundation to build intelligent systems that help people as they grow old.

How to Prevent Falls in the Home

By Lisa Cini, ASID, IIDA ~ If you are a senior, falling is a common problem and leads to a loss of independence, hospitalization, lack of confidence, and in some cases death. Each year in the USA one in four people over 65 years old experiences a fall. Avoiding falls in the first place is a vital […]

The Choice is Yours: Choosing a Respite Care Provider

By Tia Sauceda, Seniors’ Resource Center ~ If you’re a family caregiver, you know that providing support for your loved one can feel like a full-time job. Finding a balance between caretaking and other responsibilities can be overwhelming, but with a Respite Provider, your loved one receives the care they need while giving you time […]

‘Aging well’ greatly affected by hopes and fears for later life, OSU study finds

By Molly Rosbach ~ CORVALLIS, Ore. — If you believe you are capable of becoming the healthy, engaged person you want to be in old age, you are much more likely to experience that outcome, a recent Oregon State University study shows.


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