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
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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

Digital Health Technology for Better Aging

Digital Health Technology for Better Aging
  • Author : Giuseppe Andreoni,Cinzia Mambretti
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 01 August 2021
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This book describes the multidisciplinary approach needed to tackle better aging. Aging populations are one of the 21st century’s biggest challenges. National health systems are forced to adapt in order to provide adequate and affordable care. Innovation, driven by digital technology, is a key to improving quality of life and encouraging healthy living. Well-designed technology keeps people empowered, independent, and mobile; however, despite widespread adoption of ICT in day-to-day life, digital health technologies have yet to catch on. To

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

Gerotechnology

Gerotechnology
  • Author : David C. Burdick, PhD,Sunkyo Kwon, PhD, Dipl-Psych
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 04 October 2004
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Two "megatrends" of modern culture are rapid population aging and the inexorable advances in various technologies encountered by the population at large. This comprehensive volume explores the intersections of technology with aging and serves as both a primer and reference for educators, students, researchers, and practitioners. It includes concepts from the basics of gerotechnologyóperson-environment fitóto the core activity fieldsócomputer and assistive devices and their practical applicationsóto models, or prototypes for technical development and its application to

Ageing and Technology

Ageing and Technology
  • Author : Emma Domínguez-Rué,Linda Nierling
  • Publisher : transcript Verlag
  • Release : 31 January 2016
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The booming increase of the senior population has become a social phenomenon and a challenge to our societies, and technological advances have undoubtedly contributed to improve the lives of elderly citizens in numerous aspects. In current debates on technology, however, the »human factor« is often largely ignored. The ageing individual is rather seen as a malfunctioning machine whose deficiencies must be diagnosed or as a set of limitations to be overcome by means of technological devices. This volume aims at

Sustainable Health and Long-Term Care Solutions for an Aging Population

Sustainable Health and Long-Term Care Solutions for an Aging Population
  • Author : Fong, Ben,Ng, Artie,Yuen, Peter
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 30 June 2017
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Lasting healthcare for the entire population, specifically the elderly, has become a main priority in society. It is imperative to find ways to boost the longevity of healthcare services for all users. Sustainable Health and Long-Term Care Solutions for an Aging Population is a pivotal reference source featuring the latest scholarly research on issues pertinent to health cost and finding effective ways of financing healthcare for the elderly. Including coverage on a number of topics such as provider accreditation, corporate

The Science and Technology of Growing Young

The Science and Technology of Growing Young
  • Author : Sergey Young
  • Publisher : BenBella Books
  • Release : 24 August 2021
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Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestseller The prospect of living to 200 years old isn’t science fiction anymore. A leader in the emerging field of longevity offers his perspective on what cutting-edge breakthroughs are on the horizon, as well as the practical steps we can take now to live healthily to 100 and beyond. In The Science and Technology of Growing Young, industry investor and insider Sergey Young demystifies the longevity landscape, cutting through the hype and showing

Position Du CCNTA Sur Les Technologies de la Santé Et Le Vieillissement

Position Du CCNTA Sur Les Technologies de la Santé Et Le Vieillissement
  • Author : National Advisory Council on Aging (Canada)
  • Publisher : National Advisory Committee
  • Release : 28 November 1995
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Through is recommendations, the National Advisory Council on Aging (NACA) aims to achieve a more appropriate utilization of health care technology to produce optimum health outcomes, especially for seniors, and to control health care costs. The first section of this report examines the use of assistive technologies to support seniors with disabilities. In Sections 2, 3 and 4, issues related to the assessment, adoption and utilization of technologies in the health care system are reviewed, especially as they affect seniors. Finally, Section 5 considers

Smart Technology for Aging, Disability, and Independence

Smart Technology for Aging, Disability, and Independence
  • Author : William C. Mann
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 22 July 2005
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Independent living with smart technologies Smart Technology for Aging, Disability, and Independence: The Stateof the Science brings together current research and technologicaldevelopments from engineering, computer science, and therehabilitation sciences, detailing how its applications can promotecontinuing independence for older persons and those withdisabilities. Leading experts from multiple disciplines worldwide havecontributed to this volume, making it the definitive resource. Thetext begins with a thorough introduction that presents importantconcepts, defines key terms, and identifies demographic trends atwork. Using detailed product descriptions, photographs andillustrations,

The Engineering Handbook of Smart Technology for Aging, Disability, and Independence

The Engineering Handbook of Smart Technology for Aging, Disability, and Independence
  • Author : Abdelsalam Helal,Mounir Mokhtari,Bessam Abdulrazak
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 22 September 2008
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An advanced look at smart technology to promote the independence of the elderly and disabled Ongoing research and advancements in technology are essential for the continuing independence of elderly and disabled persons. The Engineering Handbook of Smart Technology for Aging, Disability, and Independence provides a thorough analysis of these technologies and the needs of the elderly and disabled, including a breakdown of demographics, government spending, growth rate, and much more. Each chapter is written by an expert in his or

Facilitating Daily Life Integration of Technologies for Active and Healthy Aging

Facilitating Daily Life Integration of Technologies for Active and Healthy Aging
  • Author : Daryoush Daniel Vaziri
  • Publisher : Springer Vieweg
  • Release : 13 July 2018
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Daryoush Daniel Vaziri illustrates that the use of mixed methods designs may support the induction of more subtle and complete theories about older adults’ use of technologies for the support of active and healthy aging. The results show that older adults’ social contexts and environments considerably affect their perspectives, practices and attitudes with respect to health, quality of life, well-being and technology use for active and healthy aging support. Results were collected with older adults aged 60+ as well as relevant

Assistive Technology for the Elderly

Assistive Technology for the Elderly
  • Author : Nagender Kumar Suryadevara,Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 March 2020
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Assistive Technology for the Elderly addresses the intricacies involved in the design and development of assisted technologies for the elderly, covering smart systems such as magnifying book contents, speaking electronic devices, alarms for doors and windows, smart alert bands, panic buttons, medication dispensers and reminders, Wander Gard, physiological parameters monitoring systems and smart home monitoring systems. This book is aimed at those who are responsible for designing assistive technology intended to be used by the elderly. It lays out the

Mobile Technology for Adaptive Aging

Mobile Technology for Adaptive Aging
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 25 October 2020
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To explore how mobile technology can be employed to enhance the lives of older adults, the Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine commissioned 6 papers, which were presented at a workshop held on December 11 and 12, 2019. These papers review research on mobile technologies and aging, and highlight promising avenues for further research.

Impact of Technology on Successful Aging

Impact of Technology on Successful Aging
  • Author : K. Warner Schaie, PhD,Neil Charness, PhD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 23 September 2003
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This volume provides a detailed examination of changes in technology that impact individuals as they age with an emphasis upon cultural contexts and person-environment fit from human factors, psychological, and sociological perspectives. The editors take into consideration the role of macro-influences in shaping technological changes in industrialized societies that effect successful aging in terms of quality of life. Topics discussed include: human factors and aging; the impact of the internet; and assistive technology. As a special feature, each chapter is

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