Graduate Students present posters
Samuel Afoakwa presented his poster at the 14th
Annual Art & Science of Aging Conference held on February 23,
2018, at the DeVos Center of Grand Valley State University. Afoakwa
was one of three students from the College of Community and Public
Service that presented at this conference. His poster entitled,
"How Technology Can Influence Aging in Place
", focused on the concept of aging in place and how
emerging technologies can aid seniors to age independently in their
Liza Felix, MSW graduate student, presented her poster entitled, "A Qualitative Assessment of Saint Joseph County’s Response to Dually Eligible Senior’s Needs", focused on exploring and identifying the social determinants Medicare/Medicaid (M/M) seniors face accessing vital health care and community resources and determining whether community services meet the needs of M/M seniors.
"Healthy Behaviors for the Aging Populations" was the title of Benjamin Kim's poster presentation. His poster focused on the importance of healthy behaviors including strategies for nutrition, exercise periodization, sleep, and reducing inflammation. Benjamin is a MHA graduate student.