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Aging Technology and Health

Aging  Technology and Health
  • Author : Richard Pak
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 March 2018
  • ISBN : 0128112735
  • Pages : 318 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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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 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 : 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 : 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


Technologies for Active Aging

Technologies for Active Aging
  • Author : Andrew Sixsmith,Gloria Gutman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 16 May 2013
GET THIS BOOKTechnologies for Active Aging

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


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


Aging and the Digital Life Course

Aging and the Digital Life Course
  • Author : David Prendergast,Chiara Garattini
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Release : 01 June 2017
GET THIS BOOKAging and the Digital Life Course

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,


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
GET THIS BOOKThe Aging Population in the Twenty-First Century

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;


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 : 31 May 2020
GET THIS BOOKExploring the Role of ICTs in Healthy Aging

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 healthcare technology. This understanding is especially crucial when dealing with the possibility of generating inequities, especially with individuals that are elderly. Exploring the Role of ICTs in Healthy Aging is


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
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Mental Health and Aging

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


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


Handbook of Models for Human Aging

Handbook of Models for Human Aging
  • Author : P. Michael Conn
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 April 2011
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Models for Human Aging

The Handbook of Models for Human Aging is designed as the only comprehensive work available that covers the diversity of aging models currently available. For each animal model, it presents key aspects of biology, nutrition, factors affecting life span, methods of age determination, use in research, and disadvantages/advantes of use. Chapters on comparative models take a broad sweep of age-related diseases, from Alzheimer's to joint disease, cataracts, cancer, and obesity. In addition, there is an historical overview and discussion


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
GET THIS BOOKDesigning Telehealth for an Aging Population

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


Grand Challenges of Our Aging Society

Grand Challenges of Our Aging Society
  • Author : National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Center for Economic, Governance, and International Studies
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 04 April 2010
GET THIS BOOKGrand Challenges of Our Aging Society

Aging populations are generating both challenges and opportunities for societies around the globe. Increases in longevity and improvements in health raise many questions. What steps can be taken to optimize physical and cognitive health and productivity across the life span? How will older people finance their retirement and health care? What will be the macroeconomic implications of an aging population? How will communities be shaped by the shift in age structure? What global interconnections will affect how each society handles


Planning Later Life

Planning Later Life
  • Author : Mark Schweda,Larissa Pfaller,Kai Brauer,Frank Adloff,Silke Schicktanz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 July 2017
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This book examines the relevance of modern medicine and healthcare in shaping the lives of elderly persons and the practices and institutions of ageing societies. Combining individual and social dimensions, Planning Later Life discusses the ethical, social, and political consequences of increasing life expectancies and demographic change in the context of biomedicine and public health. By focusing on the field of biomedicine and healthcare, the authors engage readers in a dialogue on the ethical and social implications of recent trends


Connected Health in Smart Cities

Connected Health in Smart Cities
  • Author : Abdulmotaleb El Saddik,M. Shamim Hossain,Burak Kantarci
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 03 December 2019
GET THIS BOOKConnected Health in Smart Cities

This book reports on the theoretical foundations, fundamental applications and latest advances in various aspects of connected services for health information systems. The twelve chapters highlight state-of-the-art approaches, methodologies and systems for the design, development, deployment and innovative use of multisensory systems and tools for health management in smart city ecosystems. They exploit technologies like deep learning, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, cyber physical systems and sensor networks. Presenting the latest developments, identifying remaining challenges, and outlining future research