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Technologies to Promote Aging at Home

Technologies to Promote Aging at Home

Technologies to Promote Aging at Home

Jan 16, 2023 - 19:00 (EST)
60 minutes

Overview

Many seniors want to remain living at home and maintain their independence. This live webinar will focus on technologies and tools to promote aging at home. 

There are many technologies to help seniors wishing to maintain their independence living in their own homes, including phones, virtual care, smart home devices, and emergency response.  In addition, physiotherapists can also recommend fitness trackers to help them maintain their activity and independence.

Join the Seniors' Health Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association for this webinar 'Technologies to Promote Aging at Home.'

 

Speaker Bio

Dr. Kristina Kokorelias works as the Senior Academic Program Coordinator and an Associate Scientist for the Department of Medicine’s Healthy Ageing and Geriatrics Program at Sinai Health and the University Health Network. In her role, Kristina helps to oversee the academic outcomes of the program by contributing to the operations, teaching, leadership, quality improvement, and health services research to help improve the quality of care for older adults and their caregivers. Kristina received her PhD from the University of Toronto’s Rehabilitation Sciences Institute and completed her postdoctoral training in implementation sciences and dementia with the St. John’s Rehab Research program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Building upon her doctoral and post-doctoral studies, her program of research aims to understand the experiences and needs of family caregivers and older adults with complex care needs with the aim of using this information to develop, evaluate, and implement timely family-centered care programs and services. Her other research interests include advancing models of integrated care, sex and gender-based differences in family caregiving, and health care utilization patterns amongst diverse patient populations. Kristina aims to work closely with the end users of her research. 

 

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The instructors
Canadian Physiotherapy Association

As the vital partner for the profession, the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) leads, advocates, and inspires excellence and innovation to promote health. CPA’s goal is to provide exceptional service, valuable information and connections to the profession of physiotherapy, across Canada and around the world.

Seniors' Health Division

The Seniors’ Health Division (SHD) is a special interest group within the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. SHD is committed to providing members with services related to older adult health and physiotherapy practice.

It is comprised of physiotherapists from across Canada who work with older adults in a variety of practice settings, including acute geriatric care, geriatric rehabilitative and restorative units, long term care settings, community based and home care settings.

SHD is a member of The International Association of Physical Therapists working with Older Persons.

Vision of the Seniors' Health Division: Older Canadians are moving, moving more and moving better with the help of physiotherapists.

Mission of the Seniors' Health Division: To support our members in providing excellent physiotherapy care to optimize the independence and quality of life of older adults.

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