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Intelligent Technologies for Bridging the Grey Digital Divide

Intelligent Technologies for Bridging the Grey Digital Divide
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Product No:IGI001

 

Author(s)/Editors: Jeffrey Soar (University of Southern Queensland, Australia); Rick Swindell (Griffith University, Australia); Philip Tsang (The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
ISBN
: 9781615208258
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 362
Published: 2011
Publisher: IGI Global

Product Description:
Technology has great potential to assist seniors and others with special needs in better managing their health, maintaining active and productive lives, enabling independent living, reducing risk, and compensating for cognitive and physical decline.

Intelligent Technologies for Bridging the Grey Digital Divide offers high-quality research with both industry- and practice-related articles in the broad area of intelligent technologies for seniors. The main focus of the book is to provide insights into current innovation, issues to be resolved, and approaches for widespread adoption so that seniors, their families, and their caregivers are able to enjoy their promised benefits.

Topics Covered:
  • Attitudes of Seniors to Technology
  • Benefits – Clinical, Social, and Economic
  • Disease Management and Coordinated Care
  • Education, Training, and Awareness
  • Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance
  • Payment Systems, Funding, and Business Models
  • Smart Homes and Buildings
  • Technologies for Residential Aged Care
  • Telecare and Telehealth
  • Ubiquitous and Pervasive Technology
  • Wearable Technologies
  • Workforce Productivity Tools