NTC Gerontologists Present Aging Research at Statewide Conference

Northwest Technical College’s Wendy Potratz, community health worker faculty, and Alicia Carley, biology faculty, presented at the 45th annual Minnesota Gerontological Society virtual conference on April 29.

Their presentation “Disrupt Aging” focused on opportunities for innovation around expanded health care services, creative designs and adaptive technologies.

About the Minnesota Gerontological Society
The Minnesota Gerontological Society unites academics, researchers, regulators and practitioners in the field of aging. It is a professional membership organization composed of social service professionals, housing experts, health care providers, researchers, policy analysts, program administrators, educators, retirees, consultants, university students and others interested in the field of aging.

Founded in 1976, the society is a continuing resource for those seeking information and discussion on aging issues.



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