Home-based team transitional telecare to optimize mobility and physical activity in recently hospitalized older Veterans

a MiCDA Research Project Description

Investigators: Neil Burton Alexander, Christine Cigolle, Jessica Marie Deneweth Zendler

Funding: Michigan Health Endowment Fund, 2017-2019 (Grant#R-1608-140392 Award Letter did 11.2.2016)

The goal of this project is to assist older Veterans after hospitalization who have declined in physical function to transition to an optimized physically active lifestyle. The proposed innovative Link Team will assist caregivers and health providers with patients' complex medical and social challenges, beyond the usual care provided, leveraging state of the art telehealth and wearable sensor technology.

Research Signature Theme:

Health and well-being in later life: Disability