ERIC Number: EJ607617
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Gerontechnology: Creating Enabling Environments for the Challenges and Opportunities of Aging.
Fozard, James L.; Rietsema, Jan; Bouma, Herman; Graafmans, J. A. M.
Educational Gerontology, v26 n4 p331-44 Jun 2000
Describes gerontechnology as the use of technology to prevent, delay, or compensate for aging declines and enhance communication, leisure, learning, and artistic expression for elders. Discusses needs assessment, assistive technology, and aspects of this emerging field, including education, professional organizations, funding, and advocacy. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special Issue: Technological Challenges for Gerontologists in the 21st Century.