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

Aging, Technology and Health

Aging, Technology and Health
  • Author : Richard Pak,Anne Collins Mclaughlin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 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

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

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

Aging and the Digital Life Course

Aging and the Digital Life Course
  • Author : David Prendergast,Chiara Garattini
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Release : 01 June 2017
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Across the life course, new forms of community, ways of keeping in contact, and practices for engaging in work, healthcare, retail, learning and leisure are evolving rapidly. This book examines how developments in smart phones, the Internet, cloud computing, and online social networking are redefining experiences and expectations around growing older in the twenty-first century. Drawing on contributions from leading commentators and researchers across the world, this book explores key themes such as caregiving, the use of social media, robotics,

Aging Friendly Technology for Health and Independence

Aging Friendly Technology for Health and Independence
  • Author : Yeunsook Lee,Z. Zenn Bien,Mounir Mokhtari,Jeong Tai Kim,Mignon Park,Jongbae Kim,Heyoung Lee,Ismail Khalil
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 09 June 2010
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We are living in a world full of innovations for the elderly and people with special needs to use smart assistive technologies and smart homes to more easily perform activities of daily living, to continue in social participation, to engage in entertainment and leisure activities, and to enjoy living independently. These innovations are inspired by new technologies leveraging all aspects of ambient and pervasive intel- gence with related theories, technologies, methods, applications, and services on ub- uitous, pervasive, AmI, universal,

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,

Handbook of Mental Health and Aging

Handbook of Mental Health and Aging
  • Author : James E. Birren,Gene D. Cohen,R. Bruce Sloane,Barry D. Lebowitz,Donna E. Deutchman,May Wykle,Nancy R. Hooyman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 October 2013
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This book is a thorough revision of one of the most comprehensive reference volumes for persons working in the area of aging and mental health. The thrust of the work is interdisciplinary, and discusses research on both clinical and practical issues in aging and mental health. The multidisciplinary nature of this book and the inclusion of subject matter from the professional as well as research realm result in a level of comprehensiveness which is distinct in the field of mental

The Aging Population in the Twenty-First Century

The Aging Population in the Twenty-First Century
  • Author : National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Committee on National Statistics,Panel on Statistics for an Aging Population
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 February 1988
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It is not news that each of us grows old. What is relatively new, however, is that the average age of the American population is increasing. More and better information is required to assess, plan for, and meet the needs of a graying population. The Aging Population in the Twenty-First Century examines social, economic, and demographic changes among the aged, as well as many health-related topics: health promotion and disease prevention; quality of life; health care system financing and use;

The Future of Aging

The Future of Aging
  • Author : Shirlee Sharkey,Zayna Khayat,Paul Holyoke
  • Publisher : Se Health
  • Release : 15 January 2020
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The Future of Aging book presents answers and opportunities to rich and provocative questions related to aging. Each of the books 5 chapters highlights a key aspect of the experience of aging, then explores the challenges and opportunities that an individual or organization might encounter when working with older adults to build a better future. Though each chapter can be read on its own, the book itself represents the richness and complexity of what it means to get older. Together, these

Hearing Loss and Healthy Aging

Hearing Loss and Healthy Aging
  • Author : National Research Council,Institute of Medicine,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 30 July 2014
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Being able to communicate is a cornerstone of healthy aging. People need to make themselves understood and to understand others to remain cognitively and socially engaged with families, friends, and other individuals. When they are unable to communicate, people with hearing impairments can become socially isolated, and social isolation can be an important driver of morbidity and mortality in older adults. Despite the critical importance of communication, many older adults have hearing loss that interferes with their social interactions and

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

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

Handbook of Mental Health and Aging

Handbook of Mental Health and Aging
  • Author : Nathan Hantke,Amit Etkin,Ruth O'Hara
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 April 2020
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The Handbook of Mental Health and Aging, Third Edition provides a foundational background for practitioners and researchers to understand mental health care in older adults as presented by leading experts in the field. Wherever possible, chapters integrate research into clinical practice. The book opens with conceptual factors, such as the epidemiology of mental health disorders in aging and cultural factors that impact mental health. The book transitions into neurobiological-based topics such as biomarkers, age-related structural changes in the brain, and

Designing Telehealth for an Aging Population

Designing Telehealth for an Aging Population
  • Author : Neil Charness,George Demiris,Elizabeth Krupinski
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 11 October 2011
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As simple and straightforward as two health professionals conferring over the telephone or as complex and sophisticated as robotic surgery between facilities at different ends of the globe, telehealth is an increasingly frequent component in healthcare. A primer on the human factors issues that can influence how older adults interact with telehealth systems, Designing Telehealth for an Aging Population: A Human Factors Perspective examines the new ways patients and healthcare providers communicate to achieve the same or better outcomes than