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- Virtual Reality Program in Long Term CareVirtual Reality Program in Long Term Care Poster Youtube Links Our Team Principal Investigator: Dr. Lillian Hung Lab members: Jim Mann, Mona Upreti, Alisha Tumar, Winnie Kan and David So Project Co-lead: Sonia Hardern (Regional Practice Lead, Research and Knowledge Translation) GlobalNews Interview: Watch us on Global News (December 19th, 2022)!
- TV Study: TV programs Tailored to People Living with DementiaTV Study: TV programs Tailored to People Living with Dementia This project explores the use of a TV program that consists of videos tailored to people living with dementia’s needs and interests. This project investigates how this program may be used as a resource improving the quality of life and psychosocial well-being of residents living […]
- Paro: A Social RobotInteraction with PARO, a robotic pet seal, can have positive psychological, physiological, and social effects on users. Our research aims to investigate how PARO can be used meaningfully and effectively in hospitals for patients with dementia and delirium.
- Intergenerational Collaboration Course With Community Living People Who Are Living With DementiaA fantastic opportunity provided by Dr. Canning, Art students can partner with community living people who are living with dementia 3 – 4 times as a course. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested!
- Richmond Research Impact Award 2022On December 2nd, Dr. Lillian Hung was awarded the 2022 Richmond Research Impact Award for her outstanding research, scholarly contribution and excellence in leadership. Congrats Dr. Hung!
- GSA 2022On November 2-6th, Dr. Hung and Lily Ren attended the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Conference where they delivered two oral presentations. For the first presentation, Dr. Hung also co-chaired the symposium “Technology-Based Interventions and Assessment for Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment.”