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21 October - 17 November
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Healthy Ageing: Interactive Tech Session

Older person trying out HUR balance board maze game for training balance.

Lifelong wellbeing theme

What’s on offer?

Try out our balance board maze game, Retrorehab, VR headset and seated treadmill at our Healthy Ageing pop-up event. Explore how digital technology can be used to improve health and social connections in older age. Drop-in at any time - All ages welcome! We would love to hear what you think of these technologies.

What’s it about?

An interactive showcase of the technology University of Stirling researchers have recently been trialling or developing with older adults to enhance their social connectedness, physical activity levels, food intake awareness, and links to symptoms. Learn more about our groundbreaking research, and how we work to posivitely impact the lives of older people. 

Who’s leading the event?

Anna Whittaker – Professor of Behavioural Medicine, University of Stirling

Colin Shore – Research Fellow, GOALD healthy ageing project, University of Stirling

Simone Tomaz – Lecturer in Exercise Physiology, University of Stirling

Jenni Connelly – Senior Lecturer in Physical Activity for Health, University of Stirling

Partners: HUR Wellbeing, Retrorehab, Pico VR headset + Motus seated treadmill

Open to

Everyone is welcome

Of particular interest to

Of particular interest to people aged 65+, people with older family members, carers, activity coordinators, and social care students.

Event Booking details

No booking required. Drop-in between 10:30 and 13:30 at Forth Valley College, Alloa Campus Main Reception. The venue is wheelchair accessible.