Securing the Elderly Body : Dementia , Surveillance , and the Politics of “ Aging in Place ” ∗

  title={Securing the Elderly Body : Dementia , Surveillance , and the Politics of “ Aging in Place ” ∗},
  author={Alison Marie Kenner},
Aging in place, the option to grow old in one’s home instead of institutional healthcare facilities, is predicated on the development of technologies and resources that network patients, caregivers, medical personnel, and third party interlocutors. Monitoring systems and other information technologies are broadly considered to be the most promising means to establish these connections, and home care technologies for elderly people with dementia comprise one of the fastest growing areas of… CONTINUE READING
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