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Tech for Healthy Aging
Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
Category: Events

This event will be held live via Zoom.

Timed Agenda

● 5:45-6:00 Check in/ tech troubleshooting

● 6 - 7:15 Presentation

● 7:15 - 30 Questions/Discussion

Event Description
This course will include information on the Tech for Healthy Aging program. This program helps older Minnesotans, age 65+, utilize technology and other resources to maximize their safety, independence, and quality of life. Services are person-centered - guided by each person’s own needs and goals. They are built on a team approach - involving family members, caregivers, and professionals from multiple areas of expertise.

Speaker Biography
Sue Redepenning, OTR/L, ATP, MN-AS is the owner of LiveLife Therapy Solutions and the Program Director for Technology for HOME, a state-funded program which provides assistive technology (AT) for people with disabilities throughout Minnesota and partner in Tech for Healthy Aging. Sue leads a team of twelve AT consultants (Occupational Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, Physical Therapy, Nursing and Engineering). Sue is an Occupational Therapist and has worked in the field of AT for over 20 years. She has presented at AT-related conferences locally and nationally.

Learning Objectives

Participants will:
•    Know what the Tech for Healthy Aging Project is and how to make a referral
•    Learn how assistive technology can help someone 65 plus live at home with increased independence, safety, and connection
•    Learn how AT fits into the practice of Occupational Therapy in life skills

Target Audience: OTs, OTAs, Students

Level of Content: Introductory to Intermediate

AOTA Practice Area: Productive Aging

CEUs: 1.5

Fees: $5 MOTA members, $30 non-members


Contact: [email protected]