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EPIC Conference: Mobility & Transportation

May 30, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT



Join us for EPIC presentations from AGE-WELL and EPIC-AT students, postdoctoral fellows, research staff, early career researchers (ECRs) and their stakeholders as they share their research in the “Mobility & Transportation” Challenge Area.

The “Mobility & Transportation” Challenge Area focuses on convenient and appropriate mobility options to meet the needs of older adults both within and outside their homes and communities, in order to enable continued health, social participation, and quality of life.


Chair:   Claudine Auger, Université de Montréal  
  A Novel Mobile Application Improves Ambulation Skill in Walking Aid Users  

Maureen O’Brien, University of Calgary & Dr. Matt Christison, Patient-Partner and walking aid user 


  Navigational Decision-Making in Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment: An Analysis of Real-World Driving Patterns  

Reihaneh Derafshi, University of Calgary 


  Reducing Simulator Adaptation Sickness with the Virage VS500M-R Driving Simulator  

Meg Schwellnus, Bruyere Research Institute & Dr. Andrew Frank, Bruyere Memory Program 


For more details and to download the EPIC Conference Program, see here: https://agewell-nce.ca/epic-conference


May 30, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT