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Modifying the Work Environment and the Home Environment

Pamela M. Greenwood and Raja Parasuraman

in Nurturing the Older Brain and Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017145
eISBN:
9780262301336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017145.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on supporting older adults’ optimal cognitive functioning through modifying the work and home environments. The importance of cognitive engineering or human-factors methods in ... More


Caring for frail older people in Israel

Esther Iecovich

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Israel is a rapidly aging society with an elderly population composing about 10% of its total population. Among them, about 16.5% are frail and need help with daily activities and housekeeping. This ... More


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