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Title Aging society and ICT : Global Silver Innovation / edited by Toshio Obi, Jean-Pierre Auffret, and Naoko Iwasaki.
Imprint Amsterdam : IOS Press, 2013.

Series Global e-governance series ; v. 5
Global e-governance series ; v. 5.
Subject Aging.
Information technology.
Alt Name Obi, Toshio.
Auffret, Jean-Pierre, 1957-
Iwasaki, Naoko, 1975-
Description 1 online resource
Note Print version record.
Summary It is predicted that by 2050, 22% of the world's population will be over 60 years of age. This rapid shift in demographics calls for the development of coherent and forward-looking policies to address the many challenges which will inevitably arise as a result. This book presents 33 articles from the workshop jointly organized by APEC and OECD held in Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, in September 2012. At this workshop, a group of international experts described a wide range of important issues associated with an aging population, and discussed how both governments and the private sector can b.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Title Page; Preface; List of Authors; Contents; Section 1. Lessons Learnt from the Best Practices -- Japanese Models on Super-Aged Society; Japanese Government Initiatives on Super-Aged Society; ICT Applications for Aging Society; Japanese Models on Super-Aged Society Lessons Learnt from the Best Practices; JR East's Challenges; Lessons from Japan Model; Intelligent Transport Systems and Smart Community for Super-Aged Society; Section 2. Current Situation and Solutions for the Aging Society in China; Innovation and Change for the Elderly in China.
Actively Developing Gerontechnology and Rationally Advancing Smart Elderly CareThe Aging Society and ICT Application in China; Section 3. Policy Initiatives for the Aging Society; The Singapore Government: Policy-Making to Bridge the Digital Divide; Super-Aging Society and ICT; Demographic Aging in Switzerland -- The Critical Importance of a Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue; Usability of ICT Application for the Elderly People in Disaster Reduction; Low Birth Rate and Aging of the Korean Society; Section 4. Health Innovation; Global Aging Imperatives Where Failure Is Not an Option.
Sharing Information and Experiences from International OrganizationsCritical Factors for a Healthy Aging Society in Japan; Integration of Assistive & Infocomm Technology for Work, Education & Independent Living in Singapore; Evaluation of Telemedicine in Management of Elderly Patient with CHF, Living in Senior Living House; Section 5. Aging Society in Smart Communities; Smart Health Care for the Elderly Society in Smart City; Measures and Case Studies Regarding the Aging Population in Yamanashi Prefecture; Smart Communities: Observations from Local and International Perspectives.
Nakhon Nayok Smart Province, to Accommodate Silver Society in ThailandThe Role of Universities in Supporting Information Communications Technologies for Persons with Special needs -- Disabilities, and Older Persons; Section 6. New Service for Super-Aged Society; ̀S̀ilver'' Technology Acceptance Model: A First Research Framework; Thailand One Tablet PC per First Grade Student, an Efficient Tool to Leverage Education Quality; E-Services and the Aging Society: An Italian Perspective; EU Activities on Aging; E-Health from US Perspective; Section 7. Civil Society for Silver Innovation.
Are Elderly Netizens Unique? A Comparison of Four Different PopulationsNGO for Senior Citizens -- Case of Singapore; BIAC for Silver ICT; Key Messages and Recommendations for an International Roadmap; Conclusion; Conclusion; Author Index.
ISBN 9781614993070 (electronic bk.)
1614993076 (electronic bk.)
1299990657 (electronic bk.)
9781299990654 (electronic bk.)
9781614993063 (print)
1614993068 (print)
OCLC # 860923162
Additional Format Print version: 9781299990654



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