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News > Sat Oct 14th > AGING + HEALTH: Catalysts for Change, 2023 Drexel Design Research Symposium – Oct. 14

AGING + HEALTH: Catalysts for Change, 2023 Drexel Design Research Symposium – Oct. 14

MAKETOOLS Design Sprint (January 2023).
MAKETOOLS Design Sprint (January 2023).

Date: Saturday, October 14th, 1pm-4:30pm

Location: The URBN Center Drexel University, 3501 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19131

Join us for a design sprint, and discussions around strategies to better communicate about research and programs that improve the health care experience of aging populations. Using Design Thinking participants will seek ideas for amplifying research and health care programs aimed at enhancing the health of and quality of life for aging populations.  

We will explore this question:

How might we expand the very best ideas and innovations, reach stakeholders and catalyze positive change related to aging in in place, aging care, and population health?


  • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Late Lunch Discussion With Experts: Panel Discussion – Aiming for Optimal Aging
  • 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Design Sprint: Three Tables
    • Aging In Place And Health Environments: Drexel Design Research For Health Lab And Second Story Collective
    • Aging And Population Health
    • Hospital Re-Admissions And Aging
  • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Doughnuts Coffee And Share-back
    • Teams will share the outcomes and further discussion points from their table sprints

ALL ARE WELCOME, no matter expertise or background. Lunch is provided. Space is limited.

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