Technology

Improving Online Health Literacy
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With the amount of available web-based health information and the increasing demands on individuals to make their own health care decisions, online health literacy is…

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Is Motion Sensor Monitoring Appropriate for You or Your Loved One?
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Home monitoring technologies have existed at least since the 1990s as a way of helping at-risk older adults age in place. The first such technologies…

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Hearing Aids: Who’s Using Them?
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Multiple studies have shown that hearing loss has a variety of negative effects. Hearing impairment contributes to a range of social and functional limitations, and…

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The Choice to Adopt Monitoring Technology
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To support the health and independence of older adults, scientists and engineers have recently developed some new and promising technologies, including in-home systems that remotely…

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New Technology for Ongoing In-Home Health Assessment
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Researchers and practitioners in the field of aging must be able to detect individual change in health status over time. Current methodology in the study…

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Does Internet Use Affect Offline Social Networks of Users Age 50 and Up?
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With the proportion of older adults using the internet increasing every year, researchers have begun to examine how the internet affects various aspects of their…

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