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Preferences and concerns for quality of life technology among older adults and persons with disabilities: National survey results
Efforts to develop novel technologies that address the everyday challenges faced by older adults and persons with disabilities are constrained by limited understanding of their perspectives as… Expand
Analyzing the Practice of Life Cycle Assessment
Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a quantitative tool used to evaluate the environmental impacts of products or processes. With respect to buildings, LCA can be used to evaluate the environmental… Expand
Community-based clinicians’ preferences for training in evidence-based practices: A mixed-method study.
Ethical Perspectives on Emerging Assistive Technologies: Insights from Focus Groups with Stakeholders in Long-Term Care Facilities
- Aimee-Marie Dorsten, K. S. Sifford, A. Bharucha, L. Mecca, H. Wactlar
- Journal of empirical research on human research…
- 1 March 2009
Assistive technologies are relatively novel tools for research and daily care in long-term care (LTC) facilities that are faced with the burgeoning of the older adult population and dwindling… Expand
Caregivers' Willingness to Pay for Technologies to Support Caregiving.
- R. Schulz, S. Beach, J. T. Matthews, K. Courtney, A. De Vito Dabbs, L. Mecca
- The Gerontologist
- 1 October 2016
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY We report the results of a study designed to assess whether and how much informal caregivers are willing to pay for technologies designed to help monitor and support care… Expand
A Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Website for African Americans, Caucasians, and Mexican Americans: Formative Evaluation
- B. Reininger, L. Mecca, K. Stine, Kevan C Schultz, L. Ling, D. Halpern
- JMIR research protocols
- 11 July 2013
Background The majority of Americans now access the Internet, thereby expanding prospects for Web-based health-related education and intervention. However, there remains a digital divide among those… Expand
Older adults' and case managers' initial impressions of community-based telehealth kiosks.
- K. Courtney, J. Lingler, +4 authors E. Olshansky
- Research in gerontological nursing
- 1 October 2010
Community-based (multi-user) telehealth interventions may be beneficial for older adults, but there is little research regarding such interventions. As a first step in feasibility assessment, we used… Expand
Wearable Technology to Garner the Perspective of Dementia Family Caregivers.
- J. T. Matthews, G. Campbell, +5 authors J. Lingler
- Journal of gerontological nursing
- 1 April 2016
Family caregivers of individuals with dementia typically have limited opportunity during brief clinical encounters to describe the dementia-related behaviors and interactions they find difficult to… Expand
Design preferences for technologies that enhance functioning among older and disabled individuals
Usability Testing of a Prototype Multi-User Telehealth Kiosk
- K. Courtney, Judith T. Matthews, J. McMillan, L. Mecca, A. Smailagic, D. Siewiorek
- Computer Science, Medicine
The overall purpose of this study was to learn how community-dwelling older adults would interact with our prototype multi-user telehealth kiosk and their views about its usability. Expand