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Immigrant finds a home providing homes for elderly
May 3, 2016

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

WSBDC-LOGOFERNDALE, Wash. – As an immigrant from Ethiopia, Bizu Getachew depended on housekeeping and caregiving work “for survival” when she moved to Seattle in 1996. But while employed at an adult family home, she realized she enjoyed the work and was good at it.

Senior living executive to lead program at WSU Everett
March 14, 2016

Scott-EcksteinEVERETT, Wash. – Senior living management executive Scott Eckstein has been appointed to lead the hospitality business management program in senior living at Washington State University North Puget Sound at Everett.

WSU shares ‘smart home’ technology with the world
August 15, 2013

smart home sensors


Sensors are in place throughout this smart home.


PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a National Science Foundation grant to share their “smart home in a box” technology with 60 institutions and scientists around the world in what will be the largest-ever installation of such home monitoring systems.


The collaborators will develop their own monitoring projects in a home or a lab and report back their results. With this data, the WSU researchers will be able to develop a system for using and sharing cutting-edge, smart environments data on … » More …