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In Tandem: Exploring Homebound Older Adults’ and Caregivers’ Perspectives on Technology to Support Caregiving and Aging in Place

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  • Team: Principal investigator Carina Katigbak, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAHA, Cizik School of Nursing, in collaboration with Padmavathy Ramaswamy, PhD, of Cizik School of Nursing; and Kathrin Milbury, PhD, of MD Anderson Cancer Center. Collaboration partner: CarePartners.
  • Funding: $30,000 grant from the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences
  • Overview: Focus groups and individual in-depth interviews with older homebound adults, their caregivers, community stakeholders, and clinicians to examine how technology may enhance the quality of life for homebound older adults and support caregivers, and to identify any barriers to usage.