Developing Technology to Support the Functional Independence of Older Adults *

@inproceedings{Mynatt2007DevelopingTT,
  title={Developing Technology to Support the Functional Independence of Older Adults *},
  author={Elizabeth D. Mynatt and Wendy A. Rogers},
  year={2007}
}
Maintaining functional independence is a high priority for many older adults. Often, staying in their own homes is key to such independence. Computer technology has the potential to assist in this goal by supporting the everyday tasks of older individuals, as well as by aiding caregivers and family members. Our research in advanced computing technologies explores how computational capabilities can enhance day-to-day activities. The computer is not a tool to be picked up, used, and then set… CONTINUE READING

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