Aging Technology and Health

Written By Richard Pak
Aging  Technology and Health
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 March 2018
  • ISBN : 0128112735
  • Pages : 318 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Aging Technology and Health written by Richard Pak which was release on 15 March 2018, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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

Aging Technology and Health

Aging  Technology and Health
  • Author : Richard Pak,Anne Collins- Mclaughlin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-03-15
  • Total pages : 318
  • ISBN : 0128112735
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Summary : 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 ...

Digital Health Technology for Better Aging

Digital Health Technology for Better Aging
  • Author : Giuseppe Andreoni,Cinzia Mambretti
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-08-01
  • Total pages : 365
  • ISBN : 0128112735
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Summary : 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 ...

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
  • Release Date : 2010-06-17
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0128112735
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Summary : 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. ...

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
  • Release Date : 2018-07-09
  • Total pages : 198
  • ISBN : 0128112735
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Summary : 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 ...

Exploring the Role of ICTs in Healthy Aging

Exploring the Role of ICTs in Healthy Aging
  • Author : Mendes, David,Fonseca, César,Lopes, Manuel José,García-Alonso, José,Murillo, Juan Manuel
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2020-05-31
  • Total pages : 292
  • ISBN : 0128112735
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Summary : Technological innovation continues to be present in all areas of our lives, offering seemingly endless possibilities. As technology is increasingly implemented in healthcare applications, it is necessary to understand whether users respond to a predefined organizational strategy of model of care or whether they will become wholly dependent on the ...

Technologies for Active Aging

Technologies for Active Aging
  • Author : Andrew Sixsmith,Gloria Gutman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-05-16
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 0128112735
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Summary : 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 ...

Technogenarians

Technogenarians
  • Author : Kelly Joyce,Meika Loe
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-08-02
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 0128112735
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Summary : Technogenarians investigates the older person?s experiences of health, illness, science, and technology. It presents a greater theoretical and empirical understanding of the biomedical aspects of aging bodies, minds, and emotions, and the rise of gerontechnology industries and professions. A unique scholarly investigation into elders as technology users Emphasizes the ...

The New Mobile Age

The New Mobile Age
  • Author : Joseph C. Kvedar
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-10-17
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 0128112735
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Summary : Aging Baby Boomers want to grow old-and maintain their health-on their own terms. Digital technologies are creating a new kind of old, enabling individuals to remain vital, engaged and independent through their later years. But it has to be the right technology, designed for an aging population, not just what ...

AgeTech Cognitive Health and Dementia

AgeTech  Cognitive Health  and Dementia
  • Author : Andrew Sixsmith,Judith Sixsmith,Mei Lan Fang
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-09-24
  • Total pages : 186
  • ISBN : 0128112735
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Summary : This book explores the ways in which AgeTech can contribute to healthy cognitive aging and support the independence of people with dementia. Technology can play a key role in supporting the health, independence, and well-being of older adults, particularly as a response to rapid worldwide population aging. AgeTech refers to ...

Ubiquity

Ubiquity
  • Author : Arie Hasman
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 1042
  • ISBN : 0128112735
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Summary : Talks about the ubiquitous computing that helps us to identify ways of managing care that promises to be considerably easier in letting patients maintain their good health while enjoying their life in their usual social setting, rather than having to spend much time at costly, dedicated healthcare facilities....

Transforming Healthcare Technology for an Aging Population

Transforming Healthcare Technology for an Aging Population
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128112735
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Summary : AGE-WELL is Canada's first research network in technology and aging. This initiative aims to help older Canadians maintain their health and quality of life through practical and affordable technologies that increase safety and security, support independent living, and enhance participation in social activities. However, while there has been significant research ...

Design of Assistive Technology for Ageing Populations

Design of Assistive Technology for Ageing Populations
  • Author : Andree Woodcock,Louise Moody,Deana McDonagh,Ajita Jain,Lakhmi C. Jain
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-11-20
  • Total pages : 376
  • ISBN : 0128112735
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Summary : This book focuses on various aspects of research on ageing, including in relation to assistive technology; dignity of aging; how technology can support a greater understanding of the experience of physically aging and cognitive changes; mobility issues associated with the elderly; and emerging technologies. The 80+ age group represents an expanding ...

Aging and Public Health

Aging and Public Health
  • Author : Gari Lesnoff-Caravaglia
  • Publisher : Charles C Thomas Pub Limited
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 251
  • ISBN : 0128112735
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Summary : As the population continues to age, traditional concerns must expand from physical and biological concerns to incorporate social and behavioral perspectives. Professionals in the fields of aging and public health need to assess the nature of the increased panoply of services that must be developed to match the requisites of ...

Fostering Independence Participation and Healthy Aging Through Technology

Fostering Independence  Participation  and Healthy Aging Through Technology
  • 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 Date : 2013-08-19
  • Total pages : 84
  • ISBN : 0128112735
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Summary : The Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the National Research Council (NRC) have had prominent roles in discussions of aging, disability, and technology for decades. In 1978, Aging and Medical Education (IOM, 1978) raised national awareness of the challenges to physicians posed by the aging of the U.S. population. Thirty years later, ...

Gerotechnology

Gerotechnology
  • Author : David C. Burdick, PhD,Sunkyo Kwon, PhD, Dipl-Psych
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2004-10-04
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0128112735
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Summary : 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 ...