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By Shelia R. Cotten, Elizabeth A. Yost, Ronald W. Berkowsky, Vicki Winstead, William A. Anderson

This publication offers the newest examine and design-based concepts for the way to layout and enforce a expertise education software for older adults in carrying on with Care Retirement groups (CCRCs). The process within the publication concentrates on delivering important top practices for CCRC vendors, CEOs, job administrators, in addition to practitioners and procedure designers operating with older adults to reinforce their caliber of lifestyles. Educators learning older adults also will locate this e-book helpful even supposing the tips are couched within the context of CCRCs, the e-book could have broader-based implications for education older adults on how one can use desktops, capsules, and different technologies.

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Designing technology training for older adults in continuing care retirement communities

This publication offers the newest learn and design-based strategies for a way to layout and enforce a know-how education software for older adults in carrying on with Care Retirement groups (CCRCs). The procedure within the e-book concentrates on delivering beneficial top practices for CCRC vendors, CEOs, job administrators, in addition to practitioners and approach designers operating with older adults to augment their caliber of existence.

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CCRCs may be a single-campus organization or part of a system, with most of them being part of a system. The average CCRC has fewer than 300 units, with the largest having over 500 units. 1 Statistics on independent living communities and assisted living communities The number of CCRCs being built continues to expand as the population ages. 1 gives the number of CCRCs and the distribution of independent living communities (ILCs) and assisted living communities (ALCs) as of 2014. Of the CCRCs, 52% are faith-based, with only about 2% described as fraternal organizations.

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