Keeping Socially-Connected & Mobile:
In this third initiative, we will examine progressive social isolation and immobility common to chronic pain sufferers (Gatchel, et al., 2007). Experts in the area of Communication, Sociology, Computer Science and Interaction Design, will explore the ways in which mobile technologies (Crow, et al, 2008) may enable those who suffer from chronic pain to remain as mobile and socially connected as possible, initially with users who are 60 and older.
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