Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Jacob Sosnoff and Wendy Rogers Present at the Navigating Change Symposium
Peoria, IL

Jacob Sosnoff, CHART Steering Committee member, and Wendy Rogers, CHART Program Director, presented research at the 2018 Navigating Change Symposium hosted in Peoria, IL and supported by the State of Illinois Department on Aging. The title, Navigating Change, reflects the status of the Aging Network in Illinois. Recent developments include new federal regulations, including person-centered planning; the anticipated growth in the aging demographics and the unique characteristics associated with the aging population; Illinois’ plan for expansion of managed care for Long-Term Services and Supports; and the exploration of evidence-based programs for seniors. Both Sosnoff and Rogers presented work being done within their research laboratories with titles Fall Risk Assessment and Prevention: Role of Technology and Current and Emerging Technologies to Support Social Connectedness for Older Adults, respectively.

program cover titled Navigating Change Symposium