Restricted Mobility Suits to Simulate Aging

Posted on November 15th, 2017 by

To imagine what it would be like to be elderly patients, the class of 2019 put on restrictive mobility suits in class this Fall to simulate sensory perceptual changes related to aging. They attempted walking across the room, going from a sit to a stand, and falling and trying to get up. This posed a little more of a problem than Luke Schavey and Liz Mellgren both ’19 thought it would be.

 

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