At the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA), we work collaboratively with researchers, industry experts, organizations, and community members on research projects that focus on advancing our understanding of aging, and support the development of new approaches, tools, and education that will improve the quality of life and care for older adults everywhere.
Wearable technology implementation to prevent fall-related hip fractures in older
Wearable hip protectors have many benefits for residents (e.g., reduced hip fractures) and for long-term care homes (e.g., reduced costs associated with severe injuries),...Read More
Wet Your Whistle With Water (W3)
Research shows that older adults living in residential care do not consume enough fluids, and dehydration is believed to be common in these settings....Read More