Heatwole Shank on “The State of Things”

Kendra Heatwole Shank, a PhD candidate in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the School of Medicine, interviewed with Frank Stasio of WUNC’s “State of Things” to talk about a project she designed to better understand livability issues facing older Americans.

Heatwole Shank on “The State of Things” click to enlarge Kendra Heatwole Shank

In her project, Heatwole Shank looked at the relationship between the physical features of a community and the daily activities of people 'aging-in-place'. Her research included interviews with several different people, observations of their chosen activities, and GPS mapping of their day-to-day movements. Listen to the full interview here.

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