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Aging Research and Geriatric Rehabilitation: Task Forces

Integrating Sensory Health & Rehabilitation in Aging Research (ISHRAR)

 

MISSION

The mission of the task force is to promote the integration of sensory health and sensory impairment rehabilitation in aging research.

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Thank you for being a part of the Aging Research & Geriatric Rehabilitation Networking Group! We love that the ACRM attracts the most passionate interdisciplinary mix of rehabilitation pros from around the world. What an honor to collaborate with such driven individuals. We hope to meet with you at our upcoming networking group meeting to discuss current projects and opportunities for contribution and collaboration.

 

ACRM ARGR NG Integrating Sensory Health & Rehabilitation in Aging Research Task Force Meeting

Join us this month to discuss the 2023 ACRM Annual Conference, Task Force updates, and new projects. We welcome your participation.

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DATE: Fourth Thursday of each month
TIME: 1:00 PM Eastern

GOALS

The goal of the task force is to improve healthy ageing and functioning of older adults through promotion and exchange of evidence on sensory health among stakeholders of aging and geriatric rehabilitation research. The task force will strive to support clinicians and researchers in the integration of sensory health and sensory impairment rehabilitation in aging care and research. This will be an interdisciplinary group with members from diverse professional background and areas of research who are interested to collaborate, create, implement, learn and share the best practices from evidence-based research.

KEY OUTCOMES

  • Mentorship opportunities for trainees and early career researchers on how to integrate sensory health and rehabilitation in their work,
  • Initiating and establishing projects on knowledge synthesis and exchange of best practices on sensory health among stakeholders,
  • Creating a symposia or panel on sensory health in aging research at the ACRM Annual conference 2023.
  • Possible posters or paper presentations from the task force members at the ACRM Annual conference 2023.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Atul Jaiswal, PhD, MSW, BSc. OT

Atul Jaiswal, PhD, MSW, BSc. OT

CO-CHAIR

Postdoctoral fellow in vision science, School of Optometry, University of Montreal
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Kirti Sundar Sahu, PhD

Kirti Sundar Sahu, PhD

CO-CHAIR

Postdoctoral fellow, University of Waterloo

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