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Karshmer, Arthur I. ; Farsi, Daryoush

Assisted and Independent Living - The User Perspective

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There is little doubt that the elderly population of the world is growing. The greatest growth in this segment of society happens to be in the industrialized nations and is becoming a serious public policy issue, which will have a dramatic economic impact. Many approaches to solving this problem have been presented from various perspectives. In the current work, we examine the challenges associated with the users of services for the elderly. While much of today’s discussion centers on technologies and best practices, it is essential that the user be considered in any proposed solutions.

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  author =	{Arthur I. Karshmer and Daryoush Farsi},
  title =	{Assisted and Independent Living - The User Perspective},
  booktitle =	{Assisted Living Systems - Models, Architectures and Engineering Approaches},
  year =	{2008},
  editor =	{Arthur I. Karshmer and J{\"u}rgen Nehmer and Hartmut Raffler and Gerhard Tr{\"o}ster},
  number =	{07462},
  series =	{Dagstuhl Seminar Proceedings},
  ISSN =	{1862-4405},
  publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik, Germany},
  address =	{Dagstuhl, Germany},
  URL =		{},
  annote =	{Keywords: Assisted Living, Aging}

Keywords: Assisted Living, Aging
Seminar: 07462 - Assisted Living Systems Models, Architectures and Engineering Approaches
Issue Date: 2008
Date of publication: 28.04.2008

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