Aging Rig Event with Rupal Parekh (Social Work) 11/6 @ 3PM

“Using Social Network Analysis to Optimize Access to Culturally Responsive and Affordable Transportation for Older (Im)igrants.”

Description:

InCHIP’s Aging Research Interest Group has invited Rupal Parekh, PhD (Social Work) to give a presentation on the impact of transportation on aging migrant and immigrant populations.

Dr Parekh has over a decade of professional and practice experience working with diverse older adult populations across the continuum of care. Her primary research aim is to improve outcomes for late-life immigrants, with particular attention to the role of the built environment on social isolation. Her research advocates for the development of culturally-grounded assessment tools, evidence-based practices, and national and state legislation to address the needs of older adults at the intersection of social isolation, multiple health issues, and structural and social barriers.

When:

November 6th 2019 at 3PM

Where:

InCHIP Colloquium Room, J. Ray Ryan Building, Storrs Campus

Light refreshments will be provided.

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