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Universal Design for Living in Place

Gretchen Kingma, MSOT, from Empowered Homes, discusses universal design and accessible real estate and renovation to promote living in place over the lifespan.

Implementing Home Modifications in a Community-Based Setting

Emily Somerville, OTD, OTR/L, of the Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University in St. Louis, discusses best practices for the home modification process and helps identify community partners for home modification delivery.

Diversity of Disability Pathways Among Middle-Aged Adults

Margaret Campbell, PhD, of Campbell and Associates Consulting, and Szu-Wei Chen, PhD, of Washington University in St. Louis, discuss how age of onset and primary cause of disability relate to social contexts and the use of community services/supports among participants of our longitudinal cohort study.

Demystifying Hoarding Disorder

Eileen Dacey, MSW, LCSW, of the New England Center for OCD and Anxiety discusses some of the facts and misconceptions about hoarding and provides information and resources for community organizations or individuals interested in assisting people who are struggling with hoarding.

Vaccine Hesitancy

Nathaniel Nolan, MD, MPH, provides background on the COVID-19 vaccines and discusses how community organizations can address questions and concerns their clients may have about the vaccines.

Introduction to REDCap

Chris Sorensen, PhD, MS, from Becker Medical Library provides an introduction to REDCap, a platform community organizations can use to collect and store data.

The CARES ACT and Your Finances

Graham McCaulley, PhD, Andrew Zumwalt, MS, and Marco Pantoja, MS, AFC®, discuss the personal financial implications for the CARES Act. Visit the University of Missouri Extension COVID-19 Resource page for important links and more information about both the CARES Act and the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 and Older Adults

Nancy Morow-Howell, PhD, MSW, and Natalie Galucia, MSW, from the Harvey A Friedman Center on Aging, talk about the COVID-19 pandemic from a gerontological perspective.


Kimberley Lackey, JD, of Paraquad, discusses ADA history and concerns.

Falls and Aging

Susan Stark, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, talks about falls and fall prevention for people aging with disabilities.

Depression, Aging and Disability

Eric Lenze, MD, talks about treatments for depression in older adults and adults aging with long-term disabilities.

Technology for Addressing Toileting for People Aging with Disabilities

Susan Lee, MS, OTR/L, from the Georgia Tech Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation, discusses research on technology for addressing toileting for people aging with physical disabilities.