CREATE Overview

CREATE is a multidisciplinary and collaborative center founded in 1999. It is dedicated to ensure that the benefits of technology can be realized by older adults to support and enhance the independence, productivity, health, safety, social connectedness and quality of life of older people.

The center strives to develop and evaluate interventions and design solutions to promote successful technology adoption among older adults.

CREATE represents a consortium of five universities:

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News

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

CREATE's Wendy Rogers has been named the 2021 King McCristal Distinguished Scholar in the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign! Her McCristal lecture focused on designing robots that support successful aging related to the different kinds of activities older adults may need support with in maintaining or improving their quality of life. To read more about her lecture, click here. Congratulations, Wendy!

Thursday, April 1, 2021

CREATE's Dr. Wendy Rogers recently gave an invited address entitled "Designing Technology to Support Healthy Aging"  at the Regenstrief Institute SAM (Scientists Advancing Medicine) Talk. The presentation was uploaded to YouTube and can be viewed by clicking here!

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