Social Technology for Global Aging and Eldercare in China Research Initiative

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Improving Care for Elders

The goal of the Social Technology for Global Aging Research Initiative (STGA) is to create unique solutions that will assist individuals, families, and communities in coping more effectively with the disabilities of older persons by mitigating functional limitations caused by frailty and other sources of mobility problems that typically lead to isolation, cognitive decline, and depression. We will also address problems related to sensory losses, dementia, and mental illnesses, recognizing that these problems often overlap.