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Promoting Independence for Older Persons with Disabilities : Selected Papers from the 2006 International Conference on Aging, Disability and Independence.

Author/Creator:
Helal, A.
Publication:
Amsterdam : IOS Press, Incorporated, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (244 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Older people with disabilities -- Congresses.
Self-help devices for people with disabilities -- Congresses.
Technology and older people -- Congresses.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Provides content related to aging, disability, and independence. The focus of these papers, is on maintaining independence and active participation in family and community activities. The main topics in this publication are: Smart Homes; Robotics; Telehealth; Home Modifications and Universal Design; and Assistive Devices and Workplace Adaptations.
Contents:
Title page
Preface
Contents
Smart Homes and Robotics
Agitation Monitoring of Persons with Dementia Based on Acoustic Sensors, Pressure Sensors and Ultrasound Sensors: A Feasibility Study
Developing a Well-Being Monitoring System - Modeling &
Data Analysis Techniques
A Community Based Integrated Service Model to Support Adults with Physical Disability Living in the United Kingdom
Ageing People in Ireland: A Survey Perspective on Technology in the Home
Effects of Currently Available Smart Home Technology on Frail Elders
Privacy Management in Smart Homes: Design and Analysis
Integrating Intelligent Systems for Elder Care in RoboCare
Steward Robot for Human-Friendly Assistive Home Environment
Development of Autonomous Robotic Wheelchair System
Telehealth
Attention Care and Monitoring of Behavior
Tele-Home Care / Care Coordination in the Rural Environment
e-Health Innovations: Internet-Base Caregiver Education and Support
Ethical Considerations of Home Monitoring Technology
How Family Caregivers of Persons with Alzheimer's Disease Obtain Online Resources
Technology Lab on a Shoestring: Developing Low Cost Evaluation Centers and Lending Libraries
In Brief: Using Videophones as an Antidote to Isolation of the Elderly and a Learning Tool for the Young
Housing, Home Modifications and Universal Design
Design and Construction of a Universal Cabinet Prototype
Home Modifications Down Under
Standing Up: A Systematic Review of Grabrail Orientations
Lighting Your Way into Home Modifications
Universal Design in Aging in Place Senior Housing: A Pilot Study of Resident's Perspectives
Assistive Devices
Effective and Confidential Communication of Prescription Information: Accommodating the Blind and Visually-Impaired
An Ultrasonic Urine Sensor for Aged People.
Medication Reminding for Older Adults Using Personal Digital Assistants
Author Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Mann, W.C.
Other format:
Print version: Helal, A. Promoting Independence for Older Persons with Disabilities
ISBN:
9781607501596
9781586035877
OCLC:
71281331