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Technologies for active aging

Autor: Andrew Sixsmith; Gloria M Gutman
Editora: New York : Springer, ©2013.
Séries: International perspectives on aging, 9.
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The two phenomena are occurring side by side: a rapidly growing elder population and a burgeoning tech sector. Where a few years ago these worlds would not have met, a new generation of older adults has grown comfortable with technology and open to its possibilities for improving their lives as they age. Technologies for Active Aging offers novel answers to a range of aging issues, from safety and mobility to  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Electronic books
Tipo de Material: Documento, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Recurso Internet, Arquivo de Computador
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Andrew Sixsmith; Gloria M Gutman
ISBN: 9781441983480 1441983481
Número OCLC: 845035659
Descrição: 1 online resource (xi, 228 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Conteúdos: Introduction / Andrew Sixsmith, Gloria Gutman --
Technology and the Challenge of Aging / Andrew Sixsmith --
Older Adults and the Adoption of Healthcare Technology: Opportunities and Challenges / Sara Czaja, Scott Beach, Neil Charness --
Assistive Technologies: Ethical Practice, Ethical Research, and Quality of Life / Andrew Eccles, Leela Damodaran --
Expanding the Technology Safety Envelope for Older Adults to Include Disaster Resilience / Maggie Gibson, Gloria Gutman --
Measuring the Effectiveness of Assistive Technology on Active Aging: Capturing the Perspectives of Users / Jeffrey Jutai, Kenneth Southall --
Using Technology to Support People with Dementia / Gail Mountain --
Ambient Assisted Living Systems in Real-Life Situations: Experiences from the SOPRANO Project / Ilse Bierhoff, Sonja Müller, Sandra Schoenrade-Sproll --
The Virtual Environment in Communication of Age-Friendly Design / Eunju Hwang, Andrew Park --
Technology and Fun for a Happy Old Age / Arlene Astell --
Videoconferencing and Social Engagement for Older Adults / Robert Beringer, Andrew Sixsmith --
International Initiatives in Technology and Aging / Andrew Sixsmith, Maria Carrillo, David Phillips.
Título da Série: International perspectives on aging, 9.
Responsabilidade: Andrew Sixsmith, Gloria Gutman, editors.
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This is a landmark publication in the area of technology and aging. Exploring key application areas, it serves as a statement of the current state-of-the-art and as a pointer to directions for future  Ler mais...

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