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Designing Interiors to Mitigate Physical and Cognitive Deficits Related to Aging and to Promote Longevity in Older Adults: A Review

Altaf Engineer, Esther M. Sternberg, Bijan Najafi
2018 Gerontology  
of older adults followed by a discussion of opportunities for future research that may fill these gaps.  ...  Methods: To better understand potential opportunities and challenges associated with interior design and "future homes" that may promote well-being, aging in place, and independent living in older adults  ...  Most importantly, a safe and supportive living environment is conducive to independence and increases the likelihood of older adults continuing to live in their homes [6, 7] .  ... 
doi:10.1159/000491488 pmid:30130764 fatcat:wilwpc4txnh6vdou3dyd6ei46m

A Review of Internet of Things Technologies for Ambient Assisted Living Environments

Maskeliūnas, Damaševičius, Segal
2019 Future Internet  
The internet of things (IoT) aims to extend the internet to real-world objects, connecting smart and sensing devices into a global network infrastructure by connecting physical and virtual objects.  ...  The model focuses on the acceptance of new technologies by older people and underscores the need for the adoption of the IoT for the AAL domain.  ...  Smart homes and home health monitoring technologies for older adults: A systematic review. Int. J. Med Inform. 2016, 91, 44-59. doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2016.04.007. 27.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi11120259 fatcat:f6pzlzan2vcidc6optgyv5jfue

Minding the Gap: Reconciling Human and Technical Perspectives on the IoT for Healthy Ageing

Alessandro Soro, Aloha Hufana Ambe, Margot Brereton
2017 Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing  
There are two distinct bodies of literature on the Internet of Things, one that derives from a technical perspective, while the other comes from a human perspective.  ...  From a technical perspective, sensors can automatically detect physical activity, thus enabling elderly people to live independently, while sensors in essence check that they are active, remind them to  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2017/7439361 fatcat:u4flrvm2n5ctffb7gphu6rogam

Sustainable Technologies for Older Adults

Jorge Morato, Sonia Sanchez-Cuadrado, Ana Iglesias, Adrián Campillo, Carmen Fernández-Panadero
2021 Sustainability  
This paper analyses scientific literature as a means of furthering progress in sustainable technology for senior living.  ...  Our analysis showed that publications mentioning sustainability technologies for older adults have been growing progressively since the 2000s, but that the big increase in the number of research works  ...  Smart home IoT infrastructures supporting independent living for older adults have been developed in many research projects, as summarized in the previous section.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13158465 fatcat:qnhum6dnmzdclmks2ckfdkhtzi

Emergent Technologies for Active Aging

Thais Andrea Baldissera, Cristiano De Faveri
2016 Revista ComInG - Communications and Innovations Gazette  
The use of technology in assisting elderly community is expected to have a positive contribution to support the diversity of required services that promote independent living.  ...  However, a broader perspective of the aging process is required, which is conceptually described as "active aging".  ...  older adults.  ... 
doi:10.5902/2448190421138 fatcat:f725ylrnmzb2lgdhysiqlwm5am

How to democratize Internet of Things devices. A participatory design research [article]

Matteo Zallio, John McGrory, Damon Berry
2020 arXiv   pre-print
However, many off-the-shelf digital products are still not widely adopted by people who are hesitant technology users or by older adults, notwithstanding that the design and user-interaction of these devices  ...  The research activity focused on understanding factors to increase the usability of off-the-shelf IoT devices for hesitant users and identify strategies for improving digital literacy and reducing technology  ...  A team of researchers from Stanford University (USA) and Technological University Dublin (Ireland) developed the participatory design research and successfully run the collaborative workshop supported  ... 
arXiv:2002.06308v3 fatcat:6x6tkvsmbfbgrgyjkmfz5njr5y

Reference Architectures, Platforms, and Pilots for European Smart and Healthy Living—Analysis and Comparison

Andrej Grguric, Omar Khan, Ana Ortega-Gil, Evangelos K. Markakis, Konstantin Pozdniakov, Christos Kloukinas, Alejandro M. Medrano-Gil, Eugenio Gaeta, Giuseppe Fico, Konstantina Koloutsou
2021 Electronics  
living of older people.  ...  Motivated by the aging trend, much effort is being invested into implementing ICT (Information and Communications Technology)-enabled systems to provide a better quality of life and support the independent  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics10141616 fatcat:tkcu6nzshbcrnb5u6wcxpxwxoy

How does a (Smart) Age-Friendly Ecosystem Look in a Post-Pandemic Society?

Hannah Ramsden Marston, Linda Shore, P.J. White
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
By exploring a series of case studies and using real-life scenarios from the standpoint of COVID-19, we propose the 'Concept of Age-friendly Smart Ecologies (CASE)' framework.  ...  adopting and implement improvements for the greater benefits of residents and citizens.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17218276 pmid:33182413 fatcat:gba3s3kzejg5pkxccpj2kmodf4

Smart Environments and Social Robots for Age-Friendly Integrated Care Services

Ionut Anghel, Tudor Cioara, Dorin Moldovan, Marcel Antal, Claudia Daniela Pop, Ioan Salomie, Cristina Bianca Pop, Viorica Rozina Chifu
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
In this study, we survey smart environments, machine learning and robot assistive technologies that can offer support for the independent living of older adults and provide age-friendly care services.  ...  The development of smart, physical, social and age-friendly environments is identified by World Health Organization (WHO) as a key intervention point for enabling older adults, enabling them to remain  ...  The goal was to analyze the foundation for implementing age-friendly care services and for supporting the independent living of older adults at home.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17113801 pmid:32471108 pmcid:PMC7312538 fatcat:ixzlchr75jg57ogggozteo7ene

Smart Co-housing for People With Disabilities: A Preliminary Assessment of Caregivers' Interaction With the DOMHO System

Davide Bacchin, Patrik Pluchino, Adriana Zoe Grippaldi, Daniela Mapelli, Anna Spagnolli, Andrea Zanella, Luciano Gamberini
2021 Frontiers in Psychology  
Millions of people with motor and cognitive disabilities face hardships in daily life due to the limited accessibility and inclusiveness of living spaces which limit their autonomy and independence.  ...  Caregivers considered smart technologies as a work aid and a means for enhancing autonomy and life quality for users with disabilities.  ...  The authors acknowledge the economic support by the POR FESR 2014-2020 Work Program of the Veneto Region (Action 1.1.4) through the project No. 10066183 titled "Sistema domotico IoT integrato ad elevata  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.734180 pmid:34539532 pmcid:PMC8446196 fatcat:chfozocxbbemfgxusf2wswkwoe

An IoT, Virtual Machines and Cloud Computing-based Framework for an Optimal Management of Healthcare Data Collected from a Smart Environment. A Case Study: RO-Smart Ageing Project

Dragoș Nicolae NICOLAU, Adriana ALEXANDRU, Marilena IANCULESCU
2019 Informatică economică  
RO-SmartAgeing, a remote health monitoring system based on IoT, is presented as a case study with the intention of revealing the rise of the efficiency and the decease of the response time in seniors remote  ...  The paper presents the opportunities provided by such solutions for an appropriate management of older people health related information.  ...  Acknowledgment This work was supported from the project "Non-invasive monitoring and health assessment of the elderly in a smart environment (RO-Smart Ageing)" (funded by the Romanian Core Program of the  ... 
doi:10.12948/issn14531305/23.3.2019.07 fatcat:jfm3tbqtjjaw7jmupz6u2w6spy

Smart Healthcare in the Age of AI: Recent Advances, Challenges, and Future Prospects

Mahmoud Nasr, Md. Milon Islam, Shady Shehata, Fakhri Karray, Yuri Quintana
2021 IEEE Access  
, and the assistive frameworks, including social robots developed for the ambient assisted living environment.  ...  The smart healthcare system is a topic of recently growing interest and has become increasingly required due to major developments in modern technologies, especially in artificial intelligence (AI) and  ...  With 87% of older adults preferring living at their own homes over senior homes [109] , there are two target environments for AAL, senior care homes and older adults' private homes.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3118960 fatcat:jvpmuibcwzhmzoqx7ospbflv3u

Health–Related ICT Solutions of Smart Environments for Elderly – Systematic Review

Petra Maresova, Ondrej Krejcar, Sabina Barakovic, Jasmina Barakovic Husic, Petre Lameski, Eftim Zdravevski, Ivan Chorbev, Vladimir Trajkovik
2020 IEEE Access  
Thanks to new technology trends such as Smart Homes and Smart Furniture, there is an opportunity for increased support for seniors by utilizing new technologies.  ...  The patents review identified solutions with a focus on monitoring the state of older adults and mobility improvement.  ...  The use of ICT solutions can improve the QoL of older adults by supporting independent living at home while reducing health and social expenses.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2981315 fatcat:hgt2etutwvc3lhtfqrrwxqu3gq

ACTIVE AND ASSISTED LIVING: A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES AND SCENARIOS

Manoj T
2018 International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science  
To extend the necessary assistance for the older adults to live independently and lead a healthy lifestyle the role of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is of paramount in nature.  ...  From the past few decades entire world is witnessing the phenomenon of population ageing as a result of life longevity and declining birth rate of modern society.  ...  During recent decades, the developing applications on ICT-enabled support for independent living of older adults and disabled people has been drawing great attention from the research communities and policy  ... 
doi:10.26483/ijarcs.v9i1.5284 fatcat:435ussasezf77ifhyvmeobbpbq

Smart Cities' Applications to Facilitate the Mobility of Older Adults: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Nelson Pacheco Rocha, Rute Bastardo, João Pavão, Gonçalo Santinha, Mário Rodrigues, Carlos Rodrigues, Alexandra Queirós, Ana Dias
2021 Applied Sciences  
A total of 28 articles were included. These articles report smart cities' applications to facilitate the mobility of older adults using different types of sensing devices.  ...  This study aimed to identify: (i) the relevant applications based on information technologies and requiring smart cities' infrastructure to facilitate the mobility of older adults in URBAN SPACES; (ii)  ...  requiring smart cities' infrastructures to facilitate the mobility of older adults.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11146395 fatcat:7xmgsqjyvjdslp5skw663seiym
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