Kathy Dubber was falling all the time. Though she hasn’t had a major injury yet, it still scared her. And with both knees now replaced, it’s more difficult for her to get up from a low chair or the floor. “I felt like I could use some more mobility,” said Dubber, who lives in Walhalla. […]
As the need for more creative, technological solutions to health issues increases, companies meet constant design challenges when they offer up telemedicine technology or medication management apps designed with older adults in mind. Faculty from Clemson University and North Carolina State University examine this design challenge from a psychological perspective with a new book, “Aging, Technology and Health.”
The Administration on Aging, a division of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has designated a hypertension control program developed by Clemson University faculty as an evidence-based program. The program, Health Coaches for Hypertension Control (HCHC), provides assistance to older adults with hypertension and helps lower the risk of heart disease and stroke. […]
Scott Moore, a doctoral nursing student in the Healthcare Genetics program at Clemson University, won the Aging Research Interest Group (RIG) Distinguished Dissertation Award from the Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS). He accepted the award in February at the annual SNRS conference. The purpose of the Aging RIG Distinguished Dissertation Award is to recognize the […]
A small fish with a short lifespan might eventually have large and long-lived consequences for humankind thanks to an international collaboration between the Clemson University Genomics and Computational Biology Laboratory and the Leibniz Institute for Age Research.