Audio-Visual Tool to Support Cycling Among Older Adults in LTC Homes


Where: Webinar Cost: Free

How can an audio-visual multimedia tool promote physical activity among older adults in long-term care homes? This webinar will present the results of a multi-site study describing residents’ engagement in a cycling activity when using an audio-visual multimedia system (Motiview) that simulates cycling trips across various destinations worldwide.
Participants will learn about:
a) The benefits of activity in long term care;
b) How a robust A/V technology can be used to support activity engagement;
c) How to implement a program of participation built around activity and reminiscence using a volunteer model.
Project Funding provided by the Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation and Innovation Norway.
Read a news story on the project.


Heidi Sveistrup, PhD, Professor, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa; CEO and Chief Scientific Officer, Bruyère Research Institute.

Heidi Sveistrup is one of three co-leads for an implementation study that used Motiview in long-term care and geriatric rehabilitation. Heidi has worked with different technologies for people with stroke, brain injury and cerebral palsy – always with an interest in function and participation.

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