The Next 25 Years: Impact Expectations from Technology on Aging

  • Earl C. Joseph
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 24)


In this paper, future perspectives relative to forecastable new revolutions in technology and computers for advancing health care for the aged are presented. Included are forecasts of “expert systems” for amplifying individuals, doctors, nurses and other health care professionals and technicians. It is about future eras and the many trend paths we are on taking us through the decade of the 1980’s and toward first quarter 21st Century technology. It discusses both short-term and long-term futures of interest, especially for assisting the aged and for reducing stress.


Expert System Silicon Chip Advance Health Care Home Entertainment Information Appliance 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Earl C. Joseph
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  1. 1.Anticipatory Sciences, IncMinneapolisUSA

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