Student’s name Instructor Course name Date Critique of aging in place versus aging in a long term facility Aging in place is the concept of older adults maintaining their residences as they age. Therefore such people persist living the life they lived when they were young within their environments (Marek Karen Dorman and Marilyn 18). However the difference between such places is that at old age they often live by themselves. The place is always devoid of young people since it is assumed at old age their children own residences far from their parents. On the other hand aging in a long term facility is an idea of having older adults (2000): 1-11. Mihailidis Alex Brent Carmichael and Jennifer Boger. "The use of computer vision in an intelligent environment to support aging-in-place safety and independence in the home." IEEE Transactions on information technology in biomedicine 8.3 (2004): 238-247. Rowan Jim and Elizabeth D. Mynatt. "Digital family portrait field trial: Support for aging in place." Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems. ACM 2005. Tang Fengyan and Joseph G. Pickard. "Aging in place or relocation: Perceived awareness of community-based long-term care and services." Journal of Housing for the Elderly22.4 (2008): 404-422. Wiles Janine L. et al. "The meaning of “aging in place” to older people." The gerontologist 52.3 (2012): 357-366. [...]
500 Words Min. Must cite Sources 1.critique of aging in place versus aging in a long term care facility. Present options for additional innovations for aging in place: asset mapping, naturally occurring retirement communities (NORC), village, cohousing, intentional (or niche) communities, elder cottages, mother-in-law units, home sharing. 2.Compare technology assistance to assist aging in place: remote patient monitoring means collecting patient data to monitor health status, monitoring daily activities such as medication use, trends in ADLs, assisting elders’ communication, and medical alert systems.