Development and Acceptability of an Ambient In-Home Activity Assessment Tool for Stroke

Specific Aims. Development and Acceptability of an Ambient In-Home Activity Assessment Tool for Stroke Stroke is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States [1]. Every year, approximately 800,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke [1]. Due to advances in acute neurological care, nearly 85% survive and many live with the […]

Bed Sensor Development for In-Home Cardiac and Respiration Monitoring

In the United States, 37% of the population is affected by cardiovascular related diseases. In order to avoid fatal consequences, in-home monitoring systems have been under development for the purpose of detecting early signs of cardiovascular abnormalities. Monitoring the heart rate and other cardiac parameters during sleep can provide critical information about the health of a subject.

Building Interdisciplinary Geriatric Health Care Research Centers Initiative

The overall objective of our RAND/Harford Interdisciplinary Geriatric Health Care Research Center is to promote interdisciplinary research with a special focus on development of innovative clinical and health services interventions for older adults. We will impart to junior faculty and graduate students the needed attitudes, knowledge, and skills for conducting relevant interdisciplinary research related.