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Technology, Accessibility & Transportation

Monthly Archive (Housing, Accessibility and Technology)

posted 08.11.2017
This Summer 2017 issue of Generations was conceived as a reflection about this time, on the fiftieth anniversary of the Summer of Love, to determine if the youth then, now in their late 60s, 70s, and early 80s, are very different than other generations. Read More
posted 08.10.2017
This socially rebellious group, which rejected middle-class values and parental controls, and who romanticized communal living, could hardly imagine that in their old age they would end up living in cul-de-sac suburbs and traveling in their cars to regional malls to buy furnishings for their single... Read More
posted 06.29.2017
“There is a new paradigm forming where nonprofits approach funding by being a business partner for healthcare providers and payers. The new contracts we are pursuing will not only allow us to focus on value-driven work, they also will provide sustainable revenue streams to keep Whistlestop... Read More
posted 06.14.2017
Contemporary online tools like social media have enabled older adults to bridge geographic gaps with their families. Advances in telemedicine foster the increased use of health-monitoring devices and improve communications with doctors. Technology allows more older adults to age in place with the... Read More
posted 01.11.2017
The good news is that in recent years, the topic of caregiving has gotten more public attention than ever before. The bad news is that too many caregivers work in isolation with little recognition or support from others. Read More
posted 01.08.2017
For NEST, this has been the year of co-design. We have tried to introduce ASA members to the idea that environments, services and technologies can be improved and innovated for a better fit with the lifestyles of older adults when older adults themselves are deeply involved with the... Read More
posted 12.09.2016
Intergenerational exchange about technology products reflects a new trend: one where older adults, who are typically thought of as late adopters of technology, are beginning to find that their opinions are valuable and sought after by tech inventors.  Read More
posted 12.09.2016
As ASA members are increasingly in the position to identify, recommend and implement technology-based solutions for clients, families and policymakers, it is incumbent upon us to stay abreast of the exciting benefits and challenges that technology-enabled solutions offer. Read More
posted 07.28.2016
In the field of aging, how far up the ladder have we come? Have we gotten beyond the “citizen input” stage of public participation? Read More
posted 07.07.2016
A 2015 ProPublica investigation reported 37 incidents of long-term-care employees sharing photos or videos of residents on social media, without the resident’s consent. Read More

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