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Why Older Adults and Their Children Disagree About In-Home Surveillance Technology, Sensors, and Tracking.

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Summary of "Why Older Adults and Their Children Disagree About In-Home Surveillance Technology, Sensors, and Tracking."

Despite the surveilling nature of technologies that allow caregivers to remotely monitor location, movements, or activities, the potential differences in comfort with remote monitoring between caregivers and care recipients have not been examined in depth. On the dyad and aggregate level, we compare preferences of older adult women and their adult children for three remote monitoring technologies. Their assessments of each technology's impact on privacy, safety, independence, freedom, relationship with family member, social life, and identity are also compared.

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Name: The Gerontologist
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