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Factors influencing outdoor walking activity in older adults
Older adults are particularly vulnerable to poorly designed environments. The built environment and its perceptions can potentially support or discourage this growing cohort to engage in outdoor activities. Municipalities ...
Understanding alternate physical interaction strategies to improve product design for older adults
All individuals adopt some form of physical and cognitive coping. Coping behaviors are most frequently observed for individuals with limited ability and for challenging tasks. To reduce the stigma associated with the term ...
The effect of home monitoring technology on reducing burden in caregivers of older adults with disabilities
Computer-based home monitoring systems can be useful to caregivers of frail older adults living alone by enhancing contact between the caregiver and care recipient via e-mail use and a personal assistance security system ...