Lower Saxony Research Network Design of Environments for Ageing

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Social, economic and psychological requirements and consequences

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Aim of this activity is the empiric well-grounded analysis and evaluation of environments for ageing in particular consideration of social and psychological requirements and consequences, chances and problems of use of technology including the focused scenarios and showcases, their evaluation and valuation. In particular, these analyses are targeted at taking the characteristics of the future older ones and their specific demands and resources into account, but also those of the potential people in support and the requirement of particular problematic groups, like older people of immigrant origin or disabled people.

The work in this activity is managed by Prof. Dr. Harald Künemund and Prof. Dr. Gisela C. Schulze.

The following partners are involved: HörTech, Uni Oldenburg, Uni Osnabrück, Uni Potsdam and ZAG.