Older Adults, Health Information, and the World Wide Web

Older Adults, Health Information, and the World Wide Web

by Roger W. Morrell

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ISBN-13: 9781135648077
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/01/2001
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 232
File size: 1 MB

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Part I: An Overview of Older Adult's Use of the Web: Government and Practical Concerns. T. Wetle, The Use of New Information Technologies in an Aging Population. D.A.B. Lindberg, Older Americans, Health Information, and the Internet. D. McConatha, Aging Online: Toward a Theory of e-Quality. R.W. Morrell, C.B. Mayhorn, J. Bennett, Older Adults Online in the Internet Century. Part II: Issues Facing Web Designers for Older Adults. K.V. Echt, Designing Web-Based Health Information for Older Adults: Visual Considerations and Design Directives. S.E. Mead, N. Lamson, W.A. Rogers, Human Factors Guidelines for Web Site Usability: Health-Oriented Web Sites for Older Adults. B.J. Holt, R.W. Morrell, Guidelines for Web Site Design for Older Adults: The Ultimate Influence of Cognitive Factors. Part III: Examples of Online Projects With Older Adults. D. Lansdale, Touching Lives: Opening Doors for Elders in Retirement Communities Through E-mail and the Internet. K. Wooten, What to Put on a Web Site: A Study in Setting Policy and Guidelines. T.P. Benjamin, Seniors and the Internet. B.J. Holt, Gerotechnology: Providing Service Access to the Elderly. L.D. Hsu, M.J. Deering, Evaluating a Government Web Site Serving Seniors. E.E. Baum, C. Yoder, Senior Support Online. Part IV: In Conclusion. R.E. Morgan, Jr., Older Adults, Health Information, and the World Wide Web: A Conference Retrospective.

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