19th Annual Florence Cellar Conference

Aging 2.0: Technology, Trends, and Transitions

Exploring the current and emerging applications of technology that promote the health and independence of older adults 

Presented by The University Center on Aging and Health, the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, and the Western Reserve Geriatric Education Center at Case Western Reserve University

 

Friday, April 8, 2011

7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Executive Caterers at Landerhaven
6111 Landerhaven Drive
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124

About Florence Cellar

Florence Cellar earned her Master of Nursing degree from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in 1938. After a nearly 40-year career at University Hospitals, she went on to establish the Florence Cellar Associate Professorship in Gerontological Nursing— the country's first chair in geronotological nursing and the first fully endowed professorship at the nursing school.
Join health care practitioners and educators, health care administrators, engineers and technology specialists, formal and informal caregivers, policy makers and other thought leaders at a daylong event examining:
  • Health care technology designed to help older adults continue to live independently
  • Public policy and ethical issues relating to these technological advances
  • Emerging trends in technology—including specific products—and their relevance to an aging population

Who should attend?

Health care practitioners and educators, health care administrators, engineers and technology specialists, formal and informal caregivers in both institutional and residential environments, regional policy makers and thought leaders. Provider approval for CEUs is pending.

Examine

1. The landscape of health care technology targeted at older adults living independently 
2. The public policy implications and ethical issues relating to this effort 
3. The specific emerging and future trends in technology (including products) and its relevance to an aging population

Describe

1. Several current technologies as they apply to different settings of healthcare 
2. Methods of engaging the older adult and caregiver in advancing and utilizing technology to support independence in older adults

Keynote Speaker: Sara J. Czaja, PhD

Sara J. Czaja is a professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Industrial Engineering at the University of Miami. She is also the Co-Director of the Center on Aging at the University of Miami and the Director of the Center on Research and Education for Aging and Technology Enhancement (CREATE). Her work aims to make technology more accessible, useful, and usable for older adult populations. Read her complete bio.

Keynote Speaker: Majd Alwan, PhD

Majd Alwan is a noted researcher and authority on aging-services technologies and is VP of the Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) in Washington, DC. Dr. Alwan is responsible for creating and leading a network of technology companies, providers and research institutions focused on technology solutions for an aging society. Read his complete bio.

Meet all our speakers
View the conference schedule


Conference Sponsors

  • McGregor Home and Group

  • National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

  • Judson at University Circle

  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center

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