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Optimizing Resilience in the 21st Century

  • Mary Hamil Parker
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Abstract

An individual’s capacity to achieve, retain or regain a level of physical or emotional health after illness or loss may find support from new technologies for health care communication. Twenty-first century technologies also may fulfill additional components of resilience related to social functioning, morale, and bodily health – providing pleasurable activities and maintenance of contact with the world outside for those home or bed bound by illness or disability. Willingness to use technology may involve psychological factors such as receptivity, self-efficacy, and motivation, expressed in planning or acquisition of technologies for future needs or for future frailty.

Keywords

Personal Health Record Assisted Living Senior Center Defense Advance Research Project Agency Small Business Innovation Research 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Palliative & Hospice Training, IncOak ParkUSA

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