Demographic change and caregiving are indisputable realities that concern all of us as human beings. For example, despite different chances of spending later years in good health and well-being that…
“The world seems to be designed against the elderly” – how can emerging technology work for older people?
This book brings together, for the first time, contributions from social and computer scientists involved in the design and study of digital technologies for/with older people.
The launch of the Critical Dementia Studies Network has been made possible by a grant from the Swedish Research Foundation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.
The contemporary aged care sector and geriatric medicine look like a solution to the problem of ageing and that, I suggest, is part of what is wrong with contemporary attitudes and responses.
Home support workers are vulnerable because many of them are foreign-born, because they are often poorly paid, and because they work in private homes.
The increasingly diverse environments of an aging population call for innovative and dynamic responses to new challenges that older people will face.