Aging, Technology and Health
  • Release Date : 15 March 2018
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Psychology
  • Pages : 318 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128112731
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Download or read book entitled Aging, Technology and Health by author: Richard Pak which was release on 15 March 2018 and published by Academic Press with total page 318 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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