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

Soar, Jeffrey ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4964-7556 (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
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Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Information Systems (1 Apr 2007 - 31 Dec 2010)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Information Systems (1 Apr 2007 - 31 Dec 2010)
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2010 12:23
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:52
Uncontrolled Keywords: ageing; technology; healthcare
Fields of Research (2008): 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
Fields of Research (2020): 46 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 4608 Human-centred computing > 460806 Human-computer interaction
42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4203 Health services and systems > 420301 Aged health care
46 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 4609 Information systems > 460908 Information systems organisation and management
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): C Society > 92 Health > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920502 Health Related to Ageing
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12243-010-0167-1
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/7928

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