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Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 2019

Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 2019

Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting Twenty Nineteen graphic with title: Strength in Age: Harnessing the Power of Networks

Event Status: Ended

Date: 11/16/2019

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary scientific organization devoted to the advancement of gerontological research, learning, and practice. Through its Annual Scientific Meeting, GSA offers nearly 4,000 international professionals in the field of aging the opportunity to learn the latest trends and development from industry leaders, build strategic partnerships to address aging challenges, and network with peers. The 2019 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in Austin, Texas, from November 13 to 17, 2019, with the theme, “Strength in Age—Harnessing the Power of Networks”. Say “For 2019 GSA program abstracts, see:

Join us for the 5th annual TechSAge Symposium at GSA!

Utilizing Technology Networks to Support Social Networks for People Aging with Disability 

Saturday November 16th (3:30 - 5:00pm)

Chair: Elena Remillard, M.S. 
Co-Chair: Wendy Rogers, Ph.D.
Discussant: Michelle Putnam, Ph.D. 

  • Identifying Community Participation Challenges for Adults Aging with Mobility or Sensory Disabilities (Maurita Harris, Lyndsie Koon, Elena Remillard, Tracy Mitzner, & Wendy Rogers)
  • Voice-Activated Digital Assistants: Perceptions from Novice Users with Long-Term Mobility Disability (Lyndsie Koon, Kenneth Blocker, & Wendy Rogers)
  • Supporting Aging-in-Place with the Internet of Things: Meeting Challenges of Use through Augmented Reality Tools (Laura Levy & Maribeth Gandy-Coleman, Ph.D.)
  • A Telewellness Approach to Reduce Barriers to Group Exercise for Adults Aging with Mobility Disability (Tracy L. Mitzner, Ph.D. & Elena Remillard, M.S.)