What's special about aging

Light, Ann, Pedell, Sonja, Robertson, Toni, Waycott, Jenny, Bell, Jeanette, Durick, Jeannette and Leong, Tuck Wah (2016) What's special about aging. ACM interactions, 23 (2). pp. 66-69. ISSN 0004-5411

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Abstract

If we focus on aging as a process, rather than old age as a state, we design systems that help people move smoothly through later life as circumstances and capacities change. Designing technology to allow people to stay engaged and exert choice, irrespective of independence, is a way to support emotional health.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Engineering and Design
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The Family. Marriage. Women > HQ0503 The Family. Marriage. Home > HQ1060 Aged. Gerontology (Social aspects). Retirement
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Depositing User: Ann Light
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2016 14:07
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2017 05:10
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/59660

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