Computer Technology and the Aged: Implications and Applications for Activity Programs
Discover how computers are being used successfully in activities programs for elders with this exciting volume that includes a time-saving review of the latest hardware and software useful in activities programs. Experts to this valuable volume outline research related to the effectiveness of computers/video games in treatment and rehabilitation and describe the future applications of computers and their great potential in activity programs for the elderly. All of the chapters focusing on practical applications deal with the concept of `techniphobia’as it relates to the elderly, and subsequently offer numerous suggestions for overcoming this obstacle.
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Activities Adaptation Aging
Increasing Participation With a Computer
What Kinds of Storage Devices Exist?
Are There Any Hidden Costs?
Future Impact of Computer Technology
Participants Reaction to the Computer
Purposes of Video Games
A Potential Solution
Conclusions and Summary
Other Research on Computers and Rehabilitation
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