Great news: Designing for Older Adults: Principles and Creative Human Factors Approaches, Third Edition, authored by members of the CREATE Team, is NOW AVAILABLE! For a 20% discount on your purchase, apply the code 'A004' at checkout!
CREATE is hosting a workshop from April 11th-12th, 2019, in New York City! The focus of this workshop is to bring together representatives from companies, organizations, universities, large and small, who are involved in industry, product development, or research who have an interest in meeting the needs of older adults. Additionally, members of the CREATE team will present guidelines and best practices for designing for older adults. Topics include; Existing & Emerging Technologies, Usability Protocols, Interface & Instructional Design, Technology in Social Engagement, Living Environments, Healthcare, Transportation, Leisure, and Work. Each participant will receive a complimentary copy of our book Designing for Older Adults.
If you would like a registration form or any further information on the conference accommodations, please contact Adrienne Jaret at: email@example.com or by phone at (212) 746-1237.
Marissa Kobayashi, who recently received a CREATE pilot grant to support her work, submitted an abstract entitled “Formative Development of a Physical Activity Digital Health Intervention for Grandparents and Grandchildren“ to the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine and was awarded the “Outstanding Abstract Submission” for the Child and Family Health Special Interest Group. Way to go, Marissa! Authors on the abstract included Marissa Kobayashi, Rafael Leite, Lucia Alvarez, Rachel Wetstone, Sara M. St. George & CREATE’s Sara J. Czaja.
CREATE's Dr. Wendy Rogers was recently featured on Prof. Stephen Fairclough's "The Mind Machine" podcast in which she discussed her work on projects related to the Center, as well as her other numerous, varied research. Check it out by clicking here!
The CREATE Team was well-represented at the Gerontological Society of America 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting! CREATE presented a symposium entitled, "The Benefits and Challenges of Technology for Older Adults: Lessons from CREATE', which was chaired by CREATE's director, Dr. Sara Czaja. For photos from the event, click here!
Coming Soon: CREATE is excited to announce the Third Edition of our Designing for Older Adults book. You can pre-order your copy now by clicking here!
At the 30th APS Annual Convention, CREATE PI Dr. Sara Czaja discussed how access to technology can help facilitate older adults' access to important services and information. Click here to learn more!
Dr. Wally Boot was presented the Earl Alluisi Award for Early Career Achievement at the APA 2018 annual meeting. The award recognizes outstanding achievements made by psychologists within 10 years of receiving their PhD. Congratulations, Dr. Boot!
Congratulations to Dr. Neil Charness! He was presented the 2018 Committee on Aging (CONA) Award for the Advancement of Psychology and Aging at this year's APA 2018 annual meeting! For more information on the CONA Award, click here!