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I am pleased to announce the latest title in Morgan & Claypool's series on
Assistive, Rehabilitative, and Health-Preserving Technologies:

 

Designed Technologies for Healthy Aging
Claudia B. Rebola, Rhode Island School of Design
Paperback ISBN: 9781627053174, $55.00
eBook ISBN: 9781627053181
January 2015, 186 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.2200/S00576ED1V01Y201404ARH006 

 

Abstract:

Designed Technologies for Healthy Aging identifies and presents a variety of
contemporary technologies to support older adults' abilities to perform
everyday activities. Efforts of industry, laboratories, and learning
institutions are documented under four major categories: social connections,
independent self care, healthy home and active lifestyle.

The book contains well-documented and illustrative recent examples of
designed technologies-ranging from wearable devices, to mobile applications,
to assistive robots- on the broad areas of design and computation, including
industrial design, interaction design, graphic design, human-computer
interaction, software engineering, and artificial intelligence.

Table of Contents: Acknowledgments / Introduction / Social Connections /
Independent Self Care / Healthy Home / Active Lifestyle / Conclusion /
Contributors / Companies, Laboratories and Institutions / About the Author

 <http://www.morganclaypool.com/doi/abs/10.2200/S00576ED1V01Y201404ARH006>
Visit this title's abstract page on our website

 

 

Series: Synthesis Lectures on Assistive, Rehabilitative, and
Health-Preserving Technologies

Series Editor: Ron Baecker, University of Toronto

 <http://www.morganclaypool.com/toc/arh/1/1>
http://www.morganclaypool.com/toc/arh/1/1 

 

Use of this book as a course text is encouraged, and the texts may be
downloaded without restriction by members of institutions that have licensed
accessed to the Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer
Science or after a one-time fee of $20.00 each by members of non-licensed
schools. To find out whether your institution is licensed, visit <
<http://www.morganclaypool.com/page/licensed>
http://www.morganclaypool.com/page/licensed> or follow the links above and
attempt to download the PDF. Additional information about Synthesis can be
found through the following links or by contacting me directly.

 

This book can also be purchased in print from Amazon and other booksellers
worldwide.

 

Amazon URL:  <http://amzn.to/1Ebw6iw> http://amzn.to/1Ebw6iw

 

 <http://www.morganclaypool.com/page/subscribe> Individual subscriptions to
Synthesis are available for just $99.00 per year. This subscription will
provide individuals with unrestricted access to all Synthesis titles:
<http://www.morganclaypool.com/page/subscribe>
http://www.morganclaypool.com/page/subscribe 

 

Available titles and subject areas: 

 <http://www.morganclaypool.com/page/browseLbS.jsp>
http://www.morganclaypool.com/page/browseLbS.jsp 

 

Information for librarians, including pricing and license: 

 <http://www.morganclaypool.com/page/librarian_info>
http://www.morganclaypool.com/page/librarian_info 

 

Please contact  <mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask] to
request your desk copy

 

-- 
Shane Clyburn
Marketing Associate
 <http://www.morganclaypool.com/> Morgan & Claypool Publishers
E-mail:  <mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask]
Fax: 415.785.2507

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