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Technologies for an Aging Population


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    Technology in Support of Successful Aging

    Technologies that provide in-time information through unobtrusive, in-home monitoring can improve the daily lives of elders.   Introduction: A Personal Scenario Earlier today I had a terrifying experience when visiting my 80-something year old parents in their little house in ... Read More

    Author: Misha Pavel, Holly Jimison, Tamara Hayes, and Jeffrey Kaye

    Technologies for an Aging Population

    Release date: Spring 2009

    Volume: 39

    Number: 1

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    Designing In-Vehicle Technologies for Older Drivers

    Designing In-Vehicle Technologies for Older Drivers - Spring 2009 Read More

    Author: Joachim Meyer

    Technologies for an Aging Population

    Release date: Spring 2009

    Volume: 39

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Safe Mobility for Older Persons

    The cessation of driving can have positive consequences for society but serious negative consequences for older people. In recent years, the discussion of safe transportation for older people has expanded beyond driving to include a range of options for providing out-of-home mobility. In ... Read More

    Author: Richard Marottoli

    Technologies for an Aging Population

    Release date: Spring 2009

    Volume: 39

    Number: 1

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    The Aging of the Population: Opportunities and Challenges for Human Factors Engineering

    Human factors engineers can greatly increase the independence and improve the quality of life for older people. Dramatic changes are taking place in the demographic structure of the United States and other countries (Figure 1). An estimated 22 percent of the population will be over the ... Read More

    Author: Sara J. Czaja and Joseph Sharit

    Technologies for an Aging Population

    Release date: Spring 2009

    Volume: 39

    Number: 1

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    Wheeled Mobility and Manipulation Technologies

    Elders can live more independently and safely in their homes with technologies that provide personal mobility and manipulation capabilities. Technology can enhance the quality of life for older people, enable them to live safely in their homes, and enable them to participate in their ... Read More

    Author: Rory A. Cooper

    Technologies for an Aging Population

    Release date: Spring 2009

    Volume: 39

    Number: 1

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    Engineering for an Aging World Population

    Editor's Note The world population is aging. By 2050, the number of people over 65 will increase from 7.8 percent of the global population today (about 500 million) to about 16 percent. By 2016, for the first time in history, people over 65 will outnumber children under five ... Read More

    Author: George Bugliarello

    Technologies for an Aging Population

    Release date: Spring 2009

    Volume: 39

    Number: 1