The potential of information and communication technologies to support ageing and independent living

Soar, Jeffrey (2010) The potential of information and communication technologies to support ageing and independent living. Annals of Telecommunications, 65 (9-10). pp. 479-483. ISSN 0003-4347

Abstract

This paper discusses the potential of ICT (Information and Communications Technology) to support ageing and independent living. It reports on the expected impact of ageing Baby Boomers, the environment for ageing, chronic illness and other challenges of ageing, developments in Smart Homes and Assistive Technologies, and on the available research evidence of the benefits.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author version not held.
Depositing User: Professor Jeffrey Soar
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2010 12:23
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:52
Uncontrolled Keywords: ageing; technology; healthcare
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080602 Computer-Human Interaction
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111702 Aged Health Care
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080609 Information Systems Management
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 92 Health > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920502 Health Related to Ageing
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.1007/s12243-010-0167-1
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/7928

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