Aging Technology and Health

Aging, Health and Technology takes a problem-centered approach to examine how older adults use technology for health. It examines the many ways in which technology is being used by older adults, focusing on challenges, solutions and perspectives of the older user. Using aging-health technology as a lens, the book examines issues of technology adoption, basic human factors, cognitive aging, mental health, aging and usability, privacy, trust and automation. Each chapter takes a case study approach to summarize lessons learned from unique examples that can be applied to similar projects, while also providing general information about older adults and technology. Discusses human factors design challenges specific to older adults Covers the wide range of health-related uses for technology—from fitness to leading a more engaged life Utilizes a case study approach for practical application Envisions what the future will hold for technology and older adults Employs a roster of interdisciplinary contributors

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  • Author : Richard Pak
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 318 pages
  • ISBN : 0128112735
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Aging, Technology and Health

Aging, Technology and Health
  • Author : Richard Pak,Anne Collins- Mclaughlin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 March 2018
GET THIS BOOKAging, Technology and Health

Aging, Health and Technology takes a problem-centered approach to examine how older adults use technology for health. It examines the many ways in which technology is being used by older adults, focusing on challenges, solutions and perspectives of the older user. Using aging-health technology as a lens, the book examines issues of technology adoption, basic human factors, cognitive aging, mental health, aging and usability, privacy, trust and automation. Each chapter takes a case study approach to summarize lessons learned from

Technology for Adaptive Aging

Technology for Adaptive Aging
  • Author : National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences,Steering Committee for the Workshop on Technology for Adaptive Aging
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 25 April 2004
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Emerging and currently available technologies offer great promise for helping older adults, even those without serious disabilities, to live healthy, comfortable, and productive lives. What technologies offer the most potential benefit? What challenges must be overcome, what problems must be solved, for this promise to be fulfilled? How can federal agencies like the National Institute on Aging best use their resources to support the translation from laboratory findings to useful, marketable products and services? Technology for Adaptive Aging is the

Designed Technologies for Healthy Aging

Designed Technologies for Healthy Aging
  • Author : Claudia B. Rebola
  • Publisher : Morgan & Claypool Publishers
  • Release : 01 December 2014
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Designed Technologies for Healthy Aging identifies and presents a variety of contemporary technologies to support older adults’ abilities to perform everyday activities. Efforts of industry, laboratories, and learning institutions are documented under four major categories: social connections, independent self care, healthy home and active lifestyle. The book contains well-documented and illustrative recent examples of designed technologies—ranging from wearable devices, to mobile applications, to assistive robots— on the broad areas of design and computation, including industrial design, interaction design, graphic

Dawn of the Metal Age

Dawn of the Metal Age
  • Author : Jonathan M. Golden
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 08 April 2016
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The fifth millennium BCE was a period of rapid social change. One of the key factors was the developments in technology which led to the rise of the metals industry. Archaeological finds from sites dating to the Chalcolithic period indicate the production and use of copper. 'Dawn of the Metal Age' examines a range of sites - from copper mines in Jordan and Israel to the villages of the northern Negev where copper was produced in household workshops, to a

Adult Development and Aging

Adult Development and Aging
  • Author : Julie Hicks Patrick,Bert Hayslip, Jr.,Lisa Hollis-Sawyer
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 17 July 2020
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Topically organized, Adult Development and Aging: Growth, Longevity and Challenges provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the aging process in adulthood from multiple perspectives. The authors use principles of lifespan development to show readers the directionality of changes in early, middle, and late adulthood. Within its framework of scientific literacy, the text charts four key themes to guide learners: a focus on aging as development; a global perspective on contexts; a vibrant, integrated approach to diverse coverage; and psychological

Technologies for Active Aging

Technologies for Active Aging
  • Author : Andrew Sixsmith,Gloria Gutman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 16 May 2013
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The challenge of population aging requires innovative approaches to meet the needs of increasing numbers of older people. Emerging information and communication technologies (ICTs), such as pervasive computing and ambient assistive technology, have considerable potential for enhancing the quality of life of many older people by providing additional safety and security while also supporting mobility, independent living, and social participation. The proposed book will be a landmark publication in the area of technology and aging that will serve as a

Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health

Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health
  • Author : Panagiotis D. Bamidis,Martina Ziefle,Leszek A. Maciaszek
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 21 March 2019
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the third International Conference on Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health, ICT4AWE 2018, held in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal in March 2018. The 10 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 32 submissions. The papers aim at contributing to the understanding of relevant trends of current research on ICT for Ageing Well and eHealth including the ambient assisted living.

Healthy Buildings

Healthy Buildings
  • Author : Joseph G. Allen,John D. Macomber
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 16 April 2021
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A healthy building does more than conserve resources: it improves the health and productivity of the people inside. Joseph Allen and John Macomber look at everything from the air we breathe to the water we drink to how light, sound, and materials impact our performance and wellbeing and drive business profit.

Mental Health in the Digital Age

Mental Health in the Digital Age
  • Author : Vladan Starcevic
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 15 April 2015
GET THIS BOOKMental Health in the Digital Age

The Internet and related technologies have reconfigured every aspect of life, including mental health. Although the negative and positive effects of digital technology on mental health have been debated, all too often this has been done with much passion and few or no supporting data. In Mental Health in the Digital Age, Elias Aboujaoude and Vladan Starcevic have edited a book that brings together distinguished experts from around the world to review the evidence relating to this area. The first

The Future of Nursing

The Future of Nursing
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 08 February 2011
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The Future of Nursing explores how nurses' roles, responsibilities, and education should change significantly to meet the increased demand for care that will be created by health care reform and to advance improvements in America's increasingly complex health system. At more than 3 million in number, nurses make up the single largest segment of the health care work force. They also spend the greatest amount of time in delivering patient care as a profession. Nurses therefore have valuable insights and unique

Providing Healthy and Safe Foods As We Age

Providing Healthy and Safe Foods As We Age
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Food and Nutrition Board,Food Forum
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 29 November 2010
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Does a longer life mean a healthier life? The number of adults over 65 in the United States is growing, but many may not be aware that they are at greater risk from foodborne diseases and their nutritional needs change as they age. The IOM's Food Forum held a workshop October 29-30, 2009, to discuss food safety and nutrition concerns for older adults.

Using Technology to Improve Care of Older Adults

Using Technology to Improve Care of Older Adults
  • Author : Diane Chau,Thomas Osborne
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 28 August 2017
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State-of-the-art developments in multiple new technologies for older adult care Grounded in a unique team-based geriatrics perspective, this book delivers a broad range of current, evidence-based knowledge about innovative technology that has the potential to advance the care and well being of older adults. It provides key information about the development, selection, and implementation of technology products, and describes research evidence, education-based initiatives, and systems thinking. The book also examines challenges and barriers to implementation, adoption and innovation. From telehealth