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Results from a Field Study : The Need for an Emotional Relationship between the Elderly and their Assistive Technologies

@inproceedings{Wu2005ResultsFA,
  title={Results from a Field Study : The Need for an Emotional Relationship between the Elderly and their Assistive Technologies},
  author={Peggy Wu and C. Miller},
  year={2005}
}
  • Peggy Wu, C. Miller
  • Published 2005
  • Many of the elder-care giving responsibilities of the aging population fall on the shoulders of adult children. Caregiver burnout is one of the top reasons for the transition from independent living to costly nursing homes or other care-giving facilities. As a result, technologists are rushing to find tools that can assist caregivers and augment the elder’s ability to age in place. For a generation whose introduction to technology includes the black and white television, where the metaphors of… CONTINUE READING
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