A Magic Wand for Home Care

A magic wand-like device for home care under development through a multi-university project could help doctors monitor their patients between visits from afar. The prototype bears the name “Wanda” and is part of a $10-million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to Dartmouth College, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, the University […]

University of Illinois Launches Caregiver Research Center

The University of Illinois at Chicago is tuning in to caregiving through the launch of a new center to study family caregivers and long-term care services. The center, funded by $4.3 million in grant money from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research and the Administration for Community Living, will cross institutions to study […]