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The Georgia Tech aware home

Julie A. Kientz, Shwetak N. Patel, Brian Jones, Ed Price, Elizabeth D. Mynatt, Gregory D. Abowd
2008 Proceeding of the twenty-sixth annual CHI conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '08  
The Aware Home Research Initiative (AHRI) at Georgia Tech is devoted to the multidisciplinary exploration of emerging technologies and services based in the home.  ...  With specific expertise in health, education, entertainment and usable security, we are able to apply our research to problems of significant social and economic impact.  ...  These areas include Computing (HCI, computer vision, activity recognition), Electrical and Computer Engineering, Psychology, Industrial Design, the Health Systems Institute, and Architecture.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1358628.1358911 dblp:conf/chi/KientzPJPMA08 fatcat:nbr2pkrsvbf4bpc23l5isxxitm

Coping with Age-Related Vision Loss In Everyday Reading Activities

Ellen Bouchard Ryan, Ann P. Anas, Miranda Beamer, Selina Bajorek
2003 Educational Gerontology  
Coping Strategies for Instrumental Activities of Daily Living It is necessary to deal with print, dials, and currency to manage the many everyday tasks required for an independent lifestyle.  ...  The overall purpose was to assess the impact of vision loss on reading for leisure and for instrumental activities of daily living (IADL).  ... 
doi:10.1080/713844234 fatcat:c2xmjomvdreatfhp3xure5j254

Multidimensional and Physical Frailty in Elderly People: Participation in Senior Organizations Does Not Prevent Social Frailty and Most Prevalent Psychological Deficits

Magdalena Sacha, Jerzy Sacha, Katarzyna Wieczorowska-Tobis
2020 Frontiers in Public Health  
This information has important implications for practical management with senior problems and may influence community strategies concerning elderly people.  ...  Purpose: The study explores how the involvement in community-based senior organizations affects the prevalence of multidimensional and physical frailty among community dwelling elderly people.  ...  In fact, the approach to seniors should be individualized to their needs.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpubh.2020.00276 pmid:32793534 pmcid:PMC7385307 fatcat:62eksifwlrgubnnlcnm4jyeowi

Innovations in elderly care: key success factors

Jacek Klich, Department of Public Administration, Cracow University of Economics
2018 Zdrowie Publiczne i Zarządzanie  
The article ends with identification of three key success factors for effective implementation of innovations and new technologies by independently living seniors.  ...  The aim of the paper is to identify key determinants of effective implementation of innovations in respect to assisted living ecosystems for the elderly.  ...  It might be helpful to construct a theoretical ecosystem for seniors living independently [21] .  ... 
doi:10.4467/20842627oz.18.020.10433 fatcat:koa7vy77cbchjmghcqt6pizzma

Lifelong Learning Policies and Provisions for Senior Citizens in India: An Overview

Ruchi Mittal, Pradeep Kumar Misra
2021 Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies  
Based on this analysis, the paper suggests potential measures to realize the vision of 'Lifelong Learning for All Senior Citizens' in India.  ...  Keeping senior citizens engaged and active throughout their lives is a challenge that can be met by offering need-based lifelong learning opportunities to them.  ...  , productive, and financially independent. • Introducing special courses based on art, history, music, languages, and computers for senior citizens • Including discussion-based activities, special events  ... 
doi:10.9734/ajess/2021/v14i230349 fatcat:sedvhiu2cfdhhjtwoh2frrlc5q

Older adults' attitudes towards and perceptions of 'smart home' technologies: a pilot study

George Demiris, Marilyn J Rantz, Myra A Aud, Karen D Marek, Harry W Tyrer, Marjorie Skubic, Ali A Hussam
2004 Medical informatics and the Internet in medicine (Print)  
lives.  ...  Primary objective: The study aim is to explore the perceptions and expectations of seniors in regard to 'smart home' technology installed and operated in their homes with the purpose of improving their  ...  Finally, in the US, the Georgia Tech Aware Home Project [8] features two identical independent living spaces to allow for controlled experiments with technology and to enable inhabitants to live on one  ... 
doi:10.1080/14639230410001684387 pmid:15370989 fatcat:dyyna4gosbecfazykmewtfr4qi

A technology and nursing collaboration to help older adults age in place

Marilyn J. Rantz, Karen Dorman Marek, Myra Aud, Harry W. Tyrer, Marjorie Skubic, George Demiris, Ali Hussam
2005 Nursing Outlook  
independent living center near the University.  ...  Collaboration between Nursing, Computer Engineering, and Health Informatics is likely on a path to improve the quality of life of seniors.  ...  The authors want to acknowledge the Americare Corporation and their staff who are dedicated to making TigerPlace not only a reality, but a success.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.outlook.2004.05.004 pmid:15761399 fatcat:srlpr753drblrag3iykss4m3yi

Connecting and caring: innovations for healthy ageing

Monique Tsang
2012 Bulletin of the World Health Organization  
The other kind are simple things that can help people maintain independent living, such as hearing aids and corrective glasses.  ...  Technologies can also improve the physical health and independence of seniors, according to Majd Alwan, a technology expert at LeadingAge, an American-based industry association that promotes innovations  ... 
doi:10.2471/blt.12.020312 pmid:22461708 pmcid:PMC3314199 fatcat:scnvfms4jbcazdpbb7dofukgtq

TigerPlace, A State-Academic-Private Project to Revolutionize Traditional Long-Term Care

Marilyn J. Rantz, Rosemary T. Porter, Debra Cheshier, Donna Otto, Charles H. Servey, Rebecca A. Johnson, Myra Aud, Marjorie Skubic, Harry Tyrer, Zhihai He, George Demiris, Gregory L. Alexander (+1 others)
2008 Journal of Housing for the Elderly  
From the outset, Sinclair Home Care was designed to provide community-based care to the residents of TigerPlace (a state of the art senior independent living and care option), and residents of other private  ...  This predictive approach can address problems that have plagued long-term community-based care and facility-based care for decades.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02763890802097045 pmid:21566729 pmcid:PMC3091822 fatcat:yovqw6zbu5exths2szjoqu3k5q

The Design of New Technologies Addressing Independence, Social Participation & Wellness for Older People Domicile in Residential Homes

Joan Cahill, Sean Mc Loughlin, Delaine Blazek
2017 2017 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI)  
A key goal of the technology is to support a vision of care where older people are socially engaged and have continuity in living experience.  ...  This paper reports on human factors research concerning the development of new technology enabling older people to lead meaningful and independent lives in a residential home and/or assisted living community  ...  The methodological approach is guided by phenomenological approaches to eliciting information about 'lived experience'.  ... 
doi:10.1109/csci.2017.291 fatcat:eq45blw7t5hevef25vt7bt5rsu

Computerized cognitive training to improve mood in senior living settings: design of a randomized controlled trial

Marianne Smith, Michael P Jones, Megan M Dotson, Fredric D Wolinsky
2018 Open Access Journal of Clinical Trials  
A community-based design engaged AL and related senior living settings as partners in research.  ...  living (AL) and related senior housing.  ...  of whom had no prior computer experience, who engaged in computerized cognitive training and completed assessments over their year of involvement.  ... 
doi:10.2147/oajct.s154782 pmid:31097911 pmcid:PMC6516468 fatcat:guq7un3ptrdz5p5lgzlz2nqopu

Guest Editorial Assistive Computing Technologies for Human Well-Being

Francesca Odone, Giuliano Grossi, Raffaella Lanzarotti, Henry Medeiros, Nicoletta Noceti
2021 IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing  
independence, or by proposing assistive aids to compensate disabilities.  ...  Technology may contribute in different directions: by providing health-care providers with well-being assessment tools, by designing computer-assisted monitoring and rehabilitation methods that help maintaining  ...  In the article, Belmonte et al. design a tool for the development and validation of navigation algorithms used by an autonomous vision-based unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for assisted living applications  ... 
doi:10.1109/tetc.2021.3061315 fatcat:hvycjkhm3bbbdpxnz3t7c6oad4

Assistive Technology Devices for the Oldest-Old: Maintaining Independence for the Fourth Age [chapter]

Gillian Harvie, Kenneth Eustace, Oliver K. Burmeister
2016 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
for our oldest citizens to participate in the digital age.  ...  User interface design needs to be revisited for our oldest members of society.  ...  The connection with a health professional takes place through a computer or television screen and allows the elderly to maintain their independence in their own homes longer, while providing assurance  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-44805-3_3 fatcat:6m3s4qwraveqdmcfkljdzu366y

Assistive Technology to Support the Mobility of Senior Citizens

Christoph Schlieder, Ute Schmid, Michael Munz, Klaus Stein
2013 Künstliche Intelligenz  
Maintaining mobility despite the bodily, mental, or monetary challenges which often come along with advanced age is a relevant aspect of the quality of live.  ...  The project focuses on two aspects: (1) a Geo-Wiki for documenting temporary mobility barriers and for generating proposals for alternative routes, (2) a matchmaking service for bringing together (elderly  ...  Furthermore, we thank members of the senior citizen councils of Bamberg, Erlangen, and Nürmberg for helpful discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13218-013-0254-3 fatcat:puxiqv3akzhapngrgguefevl2a

The Senior Assessment Coupler: point-of-care decision support and data acquisition tool

J J McGowan, H Johnson-Lamarche
1999 Proceedings. AMIA Symposium  
Department of Aging and Disabilities partnered with the PKC Corporation to pilot test the Senior Assessment Coupler.  ...  Results of this pilot have shown that the Coupler is an effective tool for collecting health status information, providing decision support at the point of care, facilitating reporting to various state  ...  "Using contemporary management approaches, CDC developed a vision statement -Healthy People in a Healthy World--Through Prevention.  ... 
pmid:10566484 pmcid:PMC2232489 fatcat:m7prh2baknepzochm6cdecnn5i
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