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Wireless Sensor Network based Healthcare Monitoring System for Homely Elders

K Ranjitha Pragnya, J Krishna Chaitanya
2013 International Journal of Advances in Engineering & Technology  
Wireless-sensor-network-based home monitoring system for elderly activity behavior involves functional assessment of daily activities.  ...  MEMS, temperature and pressure sensors are used to determine the wellness of elderly based on daily activities.  ...  is to recognize the essential daily living behaviour of the elderly through sensor fusion by using minimal sensors at elderly home.  ... 
doi:10.7323/ijaet/v6_iss5_14 fatcat:uvdiw3g7sjfivlxpe4d7643uqu

Introduction to the thematic issue

John O'Donoghue, Reiner Wichert, Monica Divitini
2012 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
The thematic issue of the Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments would not have been possible without the help and determination of the editorial staff and last but not the least, we would  ...  Through the usage of data-mining algorithms the automatic recognition of health problems, activities and falls through the analysis of gait can be achieved.  ...  Authors Kaluza and Gams presented their findings on the "Analysis of Daily-Living Dynamics" which assesses the wellbeing of an elderly person that lives at home alone.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-2012-0170 fatcat:nqz227ndqjasfkabvfo7rzupkq

Assisting an Elderly with Early Dementia Using Wireless Sensors Data in Smarter Safer Home [chapter]

Qing Zhang, Ying Su, Ping Yu
2014 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
The technology used includes wireless sensor network and broadband network connectivity.  ...  The primary aim of this study is to develop a Smart Assistive Living (SAL) platform to enable old people suffering from dementia to stay at home as long as possible.  ...  This work was financially supported by the National Soft Science Planning (2011GXQ4K029), and all sensor data will be collected via National Population and Reproductive Health Science Data Center of National  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-55355-4_41 fatcat:dottowa4r5hqzf3newvos5dcay

Progress in ambient assisted systems for independent living by the elderly

Riyad Al-Shaqi, Monjur Mourshed, Yacine Rezgui
2016 SpringerPlus  
Findings from our work suggest that most frameworks focused on activity monitoring for assessing immediate risks, while the opportunities for integrating environmental factors for analytics and decision-making  ...  This paper is, therefore, aimed at a comprehensive and critical review of the frameworks and sensor systems used in various ambient assisted living systems, as well as their objectives and relationships  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wishes to express their gratitude to the Saudi Culture Office in London for financial support to carry this research work as a part of a Ph.D. program of the first author.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40064-016-2272-8 pmid:27330890 pmcid:PMC4870543 fatcat:lryotqkhsfbczggsjxjtxsi3a4

Characteristics and Applications of Technology-Aided Hand Functional Assessment: A Systematic Review

Ciro Mennella, Susanna Alloisio, Antonio Novellino, Federica Viti
2021 Sensors  
A lack of standardization in system metrics and assessment methods emerged.  ...  This systematic review aims to investigate and discuss characteristics of technology-aided hand functional assessment and their applications, in terms of the adopted sensing technology, evaluation methods  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22010199 pmid:35009742 pmcid:PMC8749695 fatcat:enlsxl5x5faubmsaluyzmjaigi

Development of an IoT-Based Health Promotion System for Seniors

Chia-Hui Liu, Jih-Fu Tu
2020 Sustainability  
Monitoring of an individual's health is required as a periodic activity.  ...  In this research, a wireless sensor network has been adopted to develop context aware health promotion for an elderly-care system.  ...  Sensor chips are placed in the user's living room. The sensor chips send data to the computer system through the ZigBee network.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12218946 fatcat:orp3rk3lufck5inoorq5rwicpq

A telehealth and sensor-based system for user-centered physical therapy in Parkinson's disease

Samantha O'Sullivan, Niall Murray, Thiago Braga Rodrigues
2022 Proceedings of the 13th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference  
The primary focus of the PhD will be on capturing tremor activity and progression through a telehealth-based system.  ...  By using wireless sensors and telehealth, it will provide more detailed data that may enable directed and informed physical therapy.  ...  The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3524273.3535781 fatcat:fxo66jfwr5dvlgty2xbgjbxe7u

Nonwearable Sensor-Based In-Home Assessment of Subtle Daily Behavioral Changes as a Candidate Biomarker for Mild Cognitive Impairment

Takao Yamasaki, Shuzo Kumagai
2021 Journal of Personalized Medicine  
An increase in studies on the assessment of daily behavioral changes in patients with MCI and AD using digital technologies (e.g., wearable and nonwearable sensor-based assessment) has been noted in recent  ...  Next, an overview of previous studies on the assessment of behavioral changes in MCI and AD using nonwearable sensor-based in-home assessment is provided.  ...  Data Availability Statement: Not applicable. Acknowledgments: The authors thank all members of the Kumagai Institute of Health Policy for their research assistance.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jpm12010011 pmid:35055326 pmcid:PMC8781414 fatcat:4qnlybmob5av3gfpzgh3bojo7y

Ear-worn body sensor network device: an objective tool for functional postoperative home recovery monitoring

O. Aziz, L. Atallah, B. Lo, E. Gray, T. Athanasiou, A. Darzi, G.-Z. Yang
2011 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
Patients' functional recovery at home following surgery may be evaluated by monitoring their activities of daily living.  ...  This study describes the use of a wireless ear-worn activity recognition sensor to monitor postoperative activity levels continuously using a Bayesian activity classification framework.  ...  While a number of ADL assessment tools have been developed for such patients (examples include the 'Barthel Index' 2 and the 'Extended Activities of Daily Living scale' 3 ), these are laborintensive to  ... 
doi:10.1136/jamia.2010.005173 pmid:21252051 pmcid:PMC3116260 fatcat:2mdhnw7fyjdazl4aea6fxqdz6a

An Intelligent Medical Care Solution for Elderly People with Long Term Health Condition Based on Wireless Sensors Network Technology

Riyad Elsaadi, Mahmoud Shafik
2016 International Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics  
system of the daily life activities of older adults using smart sensors and actuators, 3d-video, audio, radio frequency identification and wireless technology, combined with secure cloud and semantic  ...  It is a rapidly developing concept where daily life activities, health condition, medical information is transferred through interactive data, and audiovisual media and shared between services provider  ...  INCREASINGLY adults are living longer than ever and as such face significant challenges to manage their daily life activities with a good standard of life.  ... 
doi:10.21535/ijrm.v2i1.873 fatcat:4czup6p645hopp6rsw4iajyul4

Human Activity Recognition for Physical Rehabilitation Using Wearable Sensors Fusion and Artificial Neural Networks

Eliasz Kantoch
2017 2017 Computing in Cardiology Conference (CinC)  
Each volunteer was asked to attach wearable device to the lower chest using elastic belt and perform activities of daily living (ADL) including sit, walk, stand and squats.  ...  All study data were recorded. The Multilayer Perceptron topology with hidden neurons was used for classification of squats.  ...  Acknowledgements The scientific work is supported by the AGH University of Science and Technology in year 2017 as a research project No.  ... 
doi:10.22489/cinc.2017.296-332 dblp:conf/cinc/Kantoch17 fatcat:x6hqe6syhzgcpj2w6qbt77zdwq

Real-Time Detection of Behavioural Anomalies for Older People, the 3-PEGASE Study: Methods of an Artificial Intelligence Real-life Prospective Trial. (Preprint)

Antoine Piau, Benoit Lepage, Carole Bernon, Marie-Pierre Gleyzes, Fati Nourhashemi
2019 JMIR Research Protocols  
We have developed a low-cost unobtrusive sensor-based solution to trigger automatic alerts in case of an acute event or subtle changes over time.  ...  People could give up their homes for the more reassuring environment of a medicalized living facility.  ...  This study is funded by a European Union (European Regional Development Fund) and a French South-West Regional Administrative grant through the EASYNOV-SILVER  ... 
doi:10.2196/14245 pmid:31738180 pmcid:PMC6887822 fatcat:4txydmdpzrconl3htlsttpvvau

Cognitive impairment categorized in community-dwelling older adults with and without dementia using in-home sensors that recognise activities of daily living

Prabitha Urwyler, Reto Stucki, Luca Rampa, René Müri, Urs P Mosimann, Tobias Nef
2017 Scientific Reports  
Cognitive impairment due to dementia decreases functionality in Activities of Daily Living (ADL). Its assessment is useful to identify care needs, risks and monitor disease progression.  ...  Around 9,600 person-hours of activity data were collected from the home of ten dementia patients and ten healthy controls using a wireless-unobtrusive sensors and analysed to detect ADL.  ...  We extend our thanks to the Senior University of Bern, Switzerland, and the Memory Clinic of the University Hospital of Old Age Psychiatry, Bern, Switzerland, for their help with recruitment.  ... 
doi:10.1038/srep42084 pmid:28176828 pmcid:PMC5296716 fatcat:ib4wwig32bcrjhjv2y76m25emi

Unobtrusive Health Monitoring in Private Spaces: The Smart Home

Ju Wang, Nicolai Spicher, Joana M. Warnecke, Mostafa Haghi, Jonas Schwartze, Thomas M. Deserno
2021 Sensors  
in-home monitoring by a literature review of the state of the art and to answer, in particular, the questions: (1) What types of sensors can be used for unobtrusive in-home health data acquisition?  ...  While behavioral data (e.g., presence (n=38), time spent on activities (n=18)) can be acquired effortlessly, physiological parameters (e.g., heart rate, respiratory rate) are measurable on a limited scale  ...  As is known, the activities of daily living (ADLs) reflect the behavioral routines.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21030864 pmid:33525460 fatcat:byqcodei4nai3etjobrjyc62qe

Care: context awareness in residences for elderly

B. Kröse, T. Van Kasteren, C. Gibson, T. Van den Dool
2008 Gerontechnology  
One of the tasks of such systems is to monitor elderly in their ability to perform the activities of daily living (ADL).  ...  We developed a system consisting of a low-power, low bandwidth wireless sensor network, incorporating simple switch sensors. As a pilot the system was installed in the apartment of an elderly lady.  ...  We also thank Matthijs Volkers, who made figure 1 in this paper as a part of his M.Sc. thesis.  ... 
doi:10.4017/gt.2008. fatcat:rrsjlprd6bflpjr3y6si6wxq7q
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