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WATCH: Take a tour of UM’s futuristic ‘smart suite’

July 6, 2023 — 

The College of Rehabilitation Sciences recently developed a “smart suite” model apartment inside the Health Sciences Centre. Equipped with state-of-the-art assistive technology, the suite helps educate and train students to enhance the well-being of older adults and individuals living with disabilities.

The futuristic kitchen – featuring height-adjustable counters and appliances that can be controlled with a mobile app – can be used to assess ergonomics.

The goal is to support aging in place and safe independent living.

For more innovations in health, read the full story in Teaching Life Magazine

For the month of July, we are exploring the theme of innovation and disruption. 
You can find more stories around these ideas in the “In Focus” section starting July 10, 2023.

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