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Title Information and communication technologies for active ageing : opportunities and challenges for the European Union / edited by Marcelino Cabrera and Norbert Malanowski
Published Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Washington, D.C. : IOS Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 273 pages) : illustrations
Series Assistive technology research series, 1383-813X ; v. 23
Assistive technology research series ; v. 23
Contents Title page; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Ageing Societies, Information and Communication Technologies and Active Ageing: Introductory Remarks; Key Elements of Ageing Societies; ICT for Active Ageing in Selected Fields; About the Authors; Author Index
Summary The Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS) carries out research in the field of ageing, with a focus on the role that Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can play to promote Active Ageing. This book attempts to reflect aspects of the contribution ICT can make to quality of life for older citizens in Europe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Aging -- Social aspects -- Europe.
Aging -- Europe.
Information society -- Europe.
Information technology -- Europe.
Computer Systems -- trends.
Environment Design.
Population Dynamics.
Self-Help Devices -- trends.
Telemedicine -- trends.
Form Electronic book
Author Cabrera, Marcelino.
Malanowski, Norbert.
IOS Press.
ISBN 1441605452 (electronic bk.)
1597345911 (electronic bk.)
9781441605450 (electronic bk.)
9781597345910 (electronic bk.)