Vice President Kim Describes Inventions to Help Older Adults Stay at Home, BDN Reports

The Bangor Daily News published a report about Carol Kim, vice president for research and dean of the graduate school at the University of Maine, testifying before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging. Kim spoke about UMaine’s multidisciplinary initiatives focused on helping elders to age and thrive in place. A lot of UMaine’s aging research focuses on helping to prevent seniors from falling and helping to mitigate injury upon a fall, according to the report. Kim testified at the hearing titled “Aging in Place: Can Advancements in Technology Help Seniors Live Independently?” at U.S. Sen. Susan Collins’ request, the article states. MobiHealthNews also reported on the hearing.