2020 was a year of tremendous growth for the McKechnie Family LIFE Home and included some exciting milestones for the research facility and the researchers who inhabit it. The LIFE Home team took some time to reflect on our year and below are some highlights:
January 2020 - JohnCo Construction completes finishing touches on the LIFE Home
February 2020 - Director, Wendy Rogers, makes first media appearance promoting the McKechnie Family LIFE Home
May 2020 - LIFE Home team meets for the first time post-shelter-at-home order to continue planning, moving forward the progress to facility operational status.
June 2020 - Stocks Furniture delivers all furnishings for the McKechnie Family LIFE Home.
July 2020 - Camera and AV system installation begins!
August 2020 - First Robot takes up residence in LIFE Home/LIFE Home hosts the inaugural class of the Master of Science in Health Technology
October 2020 - LIFE Home smart appliances begin to be installed
December 2020 - Website officially Launches
As we move into 2021, we are so excited to continue this progress and begin to host our first research activities in this cutting-edge space. Be sure to keep up with our blog to continue to follow our journey!