Seeking older adults with mobility challenges! Are you interested in participating in an online, seated tai chi class?
The TechSAge center at Georgia Tech and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are conducting a clinical trial for ‘Tele Tai Chi’ – a virtual, seated, group Tai Chi class for older adults with long-term mobility disabilities.
- 8-week program (1-hour online classes, 2x a week, on Zoom)
- We are using the evidence-based Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis exercise program that has been found to be safe and effective for older adults with a wide range of disabilities.
- Classes will take place in small groups. *The next cohort begins on February 28th (Tuesday/Thursday classes; exact time TBD). There will be one final cohort this summer.
- Short interview
- You will be compensated up to $60!
- Be between the ages of 60-80
- Have mobility challenges
- Use a mobility aid (i.e., cane, crutches, wheelchair, walker, or scooter)
- OR have serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs
- Have mobility challenges for at least 10 years
- Have access to a computer or tablet with a webcam and internet access
Contact study coordinator, Kara Mumma (Georgia Tech): email@example.com or 404-385-2564.
TechSAge research is funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research