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Gerontechnology is an interdisciplinary field of scientific research and product development in which innovations in technology are directed towards caring for elderly persons. It aims at helping the elderly to live in the community and institutions comfortably, healthily and independently while remaining closely connected to the community and their families. The application of gerontechnology covers all facets of daily living including healthcare, home design, food, personal hygiene and care, digital communication and mobility enhancement.

Gerontechnology - Introduction

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