Gerotechnology: a new kind of care for aging? An analysis of the relationship between older people and technology.

@article{Rodeschini2011GerotechnologyAN,
  title={Gerotechnology: a new kind of care for aging? An analysis of the relationship between older people and technology.},
  author={Giulia Rodeschini},
  journal={Nursing & health sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={521-8}
}
Healthcare systems in aging societies need to find new solutions in the provision of care and treatment of older people. Gerotechnologies play a crucial role in the "aging-in-place" process. This article offers a critical overview of gerotechnological studies and will suggest a new approach in the study of the relationship between aging and technologies. Some trajectories of analysis and theoretical models are presented to underline the different perspectives in the discipline. Critical… CONTINUE READING
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