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Acceptance of activity trackers depends on purpose-5922

Acceptance of activity trackers depends on purpose

Questionnaires, diaries and interviews were collected among 16 people ages 65-75 years old on their use of an online website to track their diet and exercise (myfitnesspal.com)

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Acceptance of technologies to reduce falls depends on ease of use-5920

Acceptance of technologies to reduce falls depends on ease of use

The iStoppFalls project incorporates a variety of technologies, including motion detectors, exercise games, access to educational material and social media.

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Acceptance of assistive robots depends on who you ask-5917

Acceptance of assistive robots depends on who you ask

Ten older adults with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease were prompted to go to the bathroom and wash their hands and to visit the kitchen to make tea by a tele-operated robot [controlled remotely by a human being].

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After hospital visit, older adults overestimate functional abilities-5486

After hospital visit, older adults overestimate functional abilities

To determine if older adults who were treated in hospital emergency rooms could safely navigate once they returned home, they were asked to get out of bed, walk 10 feet, turn around and get back into bed.

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After retirement, meaning in life comes from many sources-5477

After retirement, meaning in life comes from many sources

An online survey was conducted among a panel of 1,927 adults in Canada.

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Older adults and professionals do not think alike-5467

Older adults and professionals do not think alike

In an interesting twist on the annual “United States of Aging Survey,” the poll was completed by professionals offering services for older adults, as well as older adults themselves. The results highlight the disconnect between older adults’ perceptions of their needs and those of professionals.

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