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Conference Workshop on Technology for Adaptive Aging (2003 : Washington, D.C.)

Title Technology for adaptive aging / Steering Committee for the Workshop on Technology for Adaptive Aging ; Richard Pew and Susan Van Hemel, editors ; Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2004.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.26 W892t 2004    ---  Available
Description xii, 305 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note "The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their special competences and with regard for appropriate balance"--T.p. verso.
Includes papers, discussion, and revisions from a workshop held January 23-24, 2003 at the National Academy of Sciences.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Part I: Steering Committee Report -- Introduction and Overview -- Part II: Overview Papers -- Cognitive Aging -- Movement Control in the Older Adult -- Methodological Issues in the Assessment of Technology Use for Older Adults -- Part III: Domain-Specific Papers -- Addressing the Communication Needs of an Aging Society -- Technology and Employment -- Everyday Health: Technology for Adaptive Aging -- Technology and Learning in Current and Future Elder Cohorts -- The Impact of Technology on Living Environments for Older Adults -- Personal Vehical Transportation.
Subject Older people -- United States -- Congresses.
Older people -- Health and hygiene -- United States -- Congresses.
Aging -- physiology -- United States -- Congresses.
Aged -- United States.
Quality of Life -- United States -- Congresses.
Self-Help Devices -- United States -- Congresses.
Technology -- United States -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung.
Added Author Pew, Richard W.
Van Hemel, Susan B.
National Research Council (U.S.). Steering Committee for the Workshop on Technology for Adaptive Aging.
National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences.
ISBN 0309091160 (pbk.)
9780309091169 (pbk.)
0309529239 (PDF)
9780309529235 (PDF)

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