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Title Impact of technology on successful aging / Neil Charness, K. Warner Schaie, editors
Published New York : Springer, [2003]
New York : Springer, c2003


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 MELB  305.26 Cha/Iot  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Societal impact on aging
Societal impact on aging.
Contents Technology design, usability, and aging: human factors techniques and considerations / Wendy A. Rogers / Arthur D. Fisk -- Commentary Access, motivation, ability, design, and training: necessary conditions for older adult success with technology / Neil Charness -- Commentary Is it all about aging? Technology and aging in social context / Melissa A. Hardy / Chardie L. Baird -- Human factors and aging: identifying and compensating for age-realted deficits in sensory and cognitive function / Frank Schieber -- Commentary Aging effects on vision: impairment, variability, self-report, and compensatory change / Donald W. Kline -- Commentary Using technology to lower the perceptual and cognitive hurdles of aging / James L. Fozard -- The impact of the Internet on older adults / Sara J. Czaja / Chin Chin Lee -- Commentary Applying research: the project / Roger W. Morrell / Stephanie R. Dailey / Gabriel K. Rousseau -- Commentary Social aspects of gerontechnology / John C. Thomas -- Assistive technology / William C. Mann -- Commentary Next steps in home modification and assistive technology research / Laura N. Gitlin -- Commentary Assistive technology: potential and preconditions fo useful applications / Heidrun Mollenkopf -- Impact of everyday technology in the home environment on older adults' quality of life / Hans-Werner Wahl / Heidrun Mollenkopf -- Commentary The nested context of technology: a response to Wahl and Mollenkopf / Rick J. Scheidt -- Commentary Gerontechnology and the home environment / Gloria M. Gutman -- Technology and the promise of independent living for adults: a cognitive perspective / Linda L. Liu / Denise C. Park -- Commentary Technology as environmental support for older adults' daily activities / Daniel Morrow -- Commentary Using technology to foster engagement and improve health in elderly persons / Sarah Hall Gueldner / Susan J. Loeb
Summary This volume provides a detailed examination of changes in technology that impact individuals as they age with an emphasis upon cultural contexts and person-environment fit from human factors, psychological, and sociological perspectives. The editors take into consideration the role of macro-influences in shaping technological changes in industrialized societies that effect successful aging in terms of quality of life. Topics discussed include: human factors and aging; the impact of the internet; and assistive technology. As a special feature, each chapter is followed by two commentaries from e
Notes Edited proceedings of a conference held at Pennsylvania State University, October 8-9, 2001
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Technology and older people -- Congresses.
Aging -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Older people -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Technological innovations -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Cognition in old age.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Schaie, K. Warner (Klaus Warner), 1928-
Charness, Neil.
LC no. 2003054207
ISBN 0826124038