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Training to Keep Seniors in their Homes Teleconference
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Aimee Sterk from the Michigan Disability Rights Coalition, Jane Gay from the Iowa Program for Assistive Technology, Sandra Root-Elledge from the WIND Assistive Technology Resources, and Deb Fleming from the Wyoming Geriatric Education Center will share information on how their program has provided specialized training to consumers about assistive technology and the importance of the role can play in helping seniors to independently remain in their communities. Handouts will be provided prior to the call.
- Small changes BIG DIFFERENCES Presentation (PowerPoint format)
Text version (RTF format)
- Flyer for Assistive Technology In Long Term Care - Small changes BIG DIFFERENCES Workshop (RTF format)
- Resource List for Small changes BIG DIFFERENCES Workshop (RTF format)
- The Great Efficacy of Personal and Equipment Assistance in Reducing Disability. Lois M. Verbrugge, PhD, MPH, Catherine Rennert, MD, MPH, and Jennifer H. Madans, PhD. American Journal of Public Health. March 1997, v87 no3 p384-392. (PDF format)
- Effectiveness of Assistive Technology and Environmental Interventions in Maintaining Independence and Reducing Home Care Costs for the Frail Elderly: A Randomized Controlled Trial. William C. Mann, OTR, PhD; Kenneth J. Ottenbacher, OTR, PhD; Linda Fraas, OTR, MA;
Machiko Tomita, PhD; Carl V. Granger, MD. Archives of Family Medicine. May/June 1999 v8, p210-217. (PDF format)
- Prevention of falls in the elderly trial (PROFET): a randomised controlled
trial. Jacqueline Close, Margaret Ellis, Richard Hooper, Edward Glucksman, Stephen
Jackson, Cameron Swift. The Lancet. Jan 9, 1999 v353 i9147 p93(1). (RTF format)
- Practical Guide to Universal Home Design: Convenience, Ease, and Livability: Remodeling, Building, Buying a Home (PDF format)
Produced by the Iowa Program for Assistive Technology (IPAT), Center for Disabilities and Development, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.