Gina Adams is the Founder and CEO of Ware•ologie, a social venture that creates innovative hardware to restore levels of independence and empower people with physical challenges. After witnessing the severe impacts of Parkinson’s on her step-father, Adams understood first hand, the physical and emotional impact on individuals and their caregivers. She launched Ware•ologie in 2018, with the company’s flagship product, Buttons 2 Button Magnetic Adaptors. Adams invented the adaptive consumer dressing aid to help people carry out a vital activity of daily living and button effortlessly. Gina holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Wayne State University and a bachelor’s degree in Human Environment and Design from Michigan State University. In addition to her startup, Adams is active as the Founder and Executive Director of the environmental nonprofit, Peace, Love & Planet, is a member of the Lawrence Tech University Centrepolis Accelerator, Michigan Recycling Coalition, and Inforum. She also sits on the planning committee of MI Arthritis Foundation and is a board member of the MI United Cerebral Palsy Foundation.
Friday May 21, 2021
LIVE: Age-Tech: What is it and Why it matters to YOU - Part I
Join Sarah Thomas as she speaks with us about why age-tech should matter to therapists. Sarah will discuss how age-tech can improve our clinical practice and what opportunities there are for therapists to become involved. Part I of this series will focus on companies that are promoting tech-enhanced functional independence.
All panelists will come together for a live Q&A following Part II.