Towards developing a multisensory dining ecosystem (EatCoSystem) to stimulate appetite and motivate older adults to eat better

Speaker: Nimesha Ranasinghe, Ph.D. Assistant Professor in the School of Computing and Information Science, University of Maine About the speaker: Nimesha Ranasinghe is an Assistant Professor at the University of Maine and Co-founder of FlaVR Labs Inc. Dr. Ranasinghe’s research interests include Multisensory Computing, Human-Computer Interaction, and Augmented and Virtual Reality. Nimesha is particularly interested in exploring […]

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Learn More About Maine’s Lifelong Communities

Maine is the national leader in the development of age-friendly initiatives with close to 100 communities engaged in this work. People of all ages benefit from the adoption of policies and programs that make neighborhoods walkable, feature transportation options, enable access to key services, provide opportunities to participate in community activities, and support housing that’s […]

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Course announcement for Spring 2023

GRN 501: Life Transitions and Health in Aging 3 credits, entirely online GRN 501 IS ONE OF THREE COURSES IN THE UMAINE INTERPROFESSIONAL GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN GERONTOLOGY Course faculty: Jennifer Crittenden, PhD, Assistant Professor of Social Work and UMaine Center on Aging Associate Director with lectures from interprofessional guest faculty from psychology, dentistry, social work, geriatrics/healthcare, and human development. If interested […]

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