An interdisciplinary approach to the understanding of the biological, environmental, and social spheres where technology and gerontology meet. Topics include the interrelationship between population dynamics and technological change, technological research and devices that may improve elders’ lives, particular issues for rural communities, and the social and cultural meanings, challenges, and benefits of gerontechnologies. Particular emphasis will be given to placing both population aging and technological change in a broader social perspective.
Typically Offered Spring
K-State 8 Global Issues and Perspectives Social Sciences