Impact of Technology on Successful Aging H/C

SPRINGER PUBLISHING COMPANYISBN: 9780826124036

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Imprint: SPRINGER PUBLISHING COMPANY
By:
Neil Charness
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HARDBACK
Pages:
352

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Technology design, usability and ageing - human factors, techniques and considerations; commentary - access, motivation, ability, design and training - necessary conditions older adult success with technology; commentary - is it all about ageing?; technology and ageing in social context; human factors and ageing - identifying and compensating for age-related deficits in sensory and cognitive function; commentary - ageing effects on vision - impairement, variability, self-report and compensatory change; commentary - using technology to lower age's perceptual and cognitive hurdles - Schieber lists some known and neglected and new and needed ways; the impact of the internet on older adults; commentary - applying research - the NIH senior health gov. project; commentary - social aspects of gerontechnology; assistive technology; commentary - next steps in home modification and assistive technology research; commentary - assistive technology - potential and preconditions of useful applications; impact of everyday technology in the home environment on older adults' quality of life; commentary - the nested context of technology - a response to Wahl and Mollenkopf; commentary - gerotechnology and the home environment; technology and the promise of independent living for older adults - a cognitive perspective; commentary - technology as environmental support for older adults' daily activities; commentary - using technology to foster engagement and improve health in elderly persons.

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