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Centre on Aging and Health Distinguished Lecture

Thu., Mar. 7, 2013 6:30 p.m.

Centre on Aging & Health 2012-2013 Distinguished Lecture:
"Technologies to Help Older Adults Live Healthier & Safer Lives"
by Alex Mihailidis (PhD , PEng, Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto)
Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 6:30pm
Administration-Humanities 527 (University of Regina main campus)

This presentation will discuss applying innovative thinking to designing the next generation of technologies for older adults. Dr. Mihailidis will present new technologies that use artificial intelligence to ensure that they are user friendly and effective in providing day-to-day support for older adults and their caregivers.

These devices include an intelligent system for assisting older adults with dementia during common self-care activities, an intelligent system for fall detection and emergency response, and new research on technologies that can automatically collect various physiological measures in order to help older adults live healthier lives.

Free parking is available in Lot 3 ‘M’ Area. Refreshments will be provided.

For further information contact 306-337-8477 or e-mail scott.j.wilson@uregina.ca