Latest Invention: System that Helps Elderly Take Necessary Medicines on Time. Graphic used in lecture on chronic disease and pain management. Because elderly individuals are at higher risk for chronic disorders/diseases that require medication management, computer programs are being developed to help them take the correct prescription doses at the correct time.
This tiny bathroom remodel in Portland facilitates aging-in-place by tucking a fully functioning shower into a first floor bathroom. The 3′ by 3′ wet room also employs universal design features like a no-lip shower and a cleverly-placed toilet to allow seated bathing. Fixtures and shelving are placed in a corner to maximize elbow-room, and a sink and gray water cistern system integrated into the toilet conserves both water and space.