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Conference Fostering Independence, Participation, and Healthy Aging Through Technology (Workshop) (2012 : Washington, D.C.)
Title Fostering independence, participation, and healthy aging through technology : workshop summary / Tracy A. Lustig and Steve Olson, rapporteurs ; Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence, Board on Health Sciences Policy ; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education ; Institute of Medicine and National Research Council of the National Academies.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2013]
©2013

Conference Fostering Independence, Participation, and Healthy Aging Through Technology (Workshop) (2012 : Washington, D.C.)
Subject Technology and older people -- Health aspects -- Congresses.
Technology and older people -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Aging -- Health aspects -- Congresses.
Aging -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Older people -- Health and hygiene -- Congresses.
Autonomy -- Health aspects -- Congresses.
Autonomy -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Social participation -- Health aspects -- Congresses.
Social participation -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Aging -- psychology.
Aged.
Automation.
Health Services for the Aged.
Independent Living.
Self-Help Devices.
Technology.
Alt Name Lustig, Tracy A.,
Olson, Steve, 1956-
Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence,
National Research Council (U.S.). Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,
Description 1 online resource (xii, 72 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Note "[T]he Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence, as its first formal public activity, held a workshop in Washington, D.C. on December 19, 2012, titled Fostering Independence, Participation, and Healthy Aging Through Technology"--Page 3.
Summary "In 2012 the IOM and NRC joined together to establish the Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence to provide a neutral venue for broad-ranging discussions among the many stakeholders involved with aging and disability. The goals of the forum are to highlight areas in which the coordination of the aging and disability networks is strong, examine the challenges involved in aligning the aging and disability networks, explore new approaches for resolving problem areas, elevate the visibility and broaden the perspectives of stakeholders, and set the stage for future policy actions. Forum sponsors and members include federal agencies, health professional associations, private sector businesses, academics, and consumers. Fostering Independence, Participation, and Healthy Aging Through Technology summarizes this workshop"--Publisher's description.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction and themes of the workshop -- The promise of technology -- Technologies to promote activities of daily living and independence -- Technologies to promote community integration and participation through community design -- Technologies to promote community integration and participation through social connectedness -- Health management and promotion -- Reflections on the presentations.
Note Online resource; title from resource home page (National Academies Press, viewed on August 19, 2013).
ISBN 9780309285186
0309285186
9780309285179
0309285178
OCLC # 856022804
Additional Format Print version: Fostering Independence, Participation, and Healthy Aging Through Technology (2012 : Wahington, D.C.). Fostering independence, participation, and healthy aging through technology. Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [©2013] 9780309285179 (OCoLC)855912459


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