Values and Ethics in Making Emerging Technologies Work for Older People

Holland, Caroline (2015). Values and Ethics in Making Emerging Technologies Work for Older People. In: Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Design for Aging (Zhou, Jia and Gavriel, Salvendy eds.), Springer, pp. 201–209.



Since the early 20th century, population ageing and technological developments have developed apace. Many social changes took place, including the development of digital technologies and the ageing of populations worldwide. The purpose of this paper is to explore the implications of these two phenomena and to think about how certain values and may be drawn upon to help make technologies work better for older people as both technology markets and worldwide demographic profiles continue to evolve.

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  • Item ORO ID
  • 44190
  • Item Type
  • Conference or Workshop Item
  • ISBN
  • 3-319-20912-4, 978-3-319-20912-8
  • ISSN
  • 0302-9743
  • Project Funding Details
  • Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
    Value AgeingNot SetEuropean Union (Marie Curie)
  • Keywords
  • ageing, technology, values, ethics
  • Academic Unit or School
  • Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
  • Copyright Holders
  • © 2015 Springer
  • Depositing User
  • Caroline Holland