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ICT Use in Family Caregiving of Elderly and Disabled Subjects [chapter]

Mia Hautala, Niina S. Keränen, Eeva Leinonen, Maarit Kangas, Timo Jämsä
2016 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
This study examined the use of ICT in caregiving as assessed by family caregivers of disabled or elderly subjects (N = 53).  ...  The factors for the use of ICT were different for on-site assistance or remote assistance. The data obtained can be used in the development of future ICT and IoT -based assistive technologies.  ...  The authors acknowledge the persons participating in the survey, and the Finnish Society for Caregivers (Omaishoitajat ry) for their help. Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-49655-9_7 fatcat:pa3rvwaj5zcmzkvppazn5mxsba

Patterns of Objective and Subjective Burden of Informal Caregivers in Multiple Sclerosis

E. Bayen, C. Papeix, P. Pradat-Diehl, C. Lubetzki, M. E. Joël
2015 Behavioural Neurology  
We assessed ICs objective burden (Resource Utilization in Dementia measuring informal care time (ICT)) and ICs subjective burden (Zarit Burden Inventory (ZBI)).Results.  ...  Evaluation of MS disability course and IC's personal situation is crucial to understand the burden process and to implement adequate interventions in MS.  ...  These funding sources were not involved in the study design, in the collection, in the analysis, in the interpretation of data, or in the writing of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/648415 pmid:26078487 pmcid:PMC4452831 fatcat:jzolwgp4lreetmwyhostmwzune

Recommendations for ICT use in Alzheimer's disease assessment: Monaco CTAD expert meeting

Philippe H. Robert, A. Konig, S. Andrieu, F. Bremond, I. Chemin, P. C. Chung, J. F. Dartigues, B. Dubois, G. Feutren, R. Guillemaud, P. A. Kenisberg, S. Nave (+4 others)
2013 The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging  
During he ICT and Mental Health workshop (CTAD meeting held in Monaco on the 30th October 2012) an expert panel was set up to prepare the first recommendations for the use of ICT in dementia research.  ...  In this area, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are of particular interest.  ...  Acknowledgments: The ICT and Mental Health workshop was supported by by the Innovation Alzheimer association, The Centre National de Référence Santé à domicile et autonomie (CNR Santé) and grants from  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12603-013-0046-3 pmid:24097018 fatcat:gfzen2opkjdrtjpyaofdrmzmgy

Evaluation of an automated remote surveillance system for elderly persons living in EHPAD and UCC

P. Mérigaud
2015 Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine  
elderly people in terms of quality and safety of care.  ...  (and confidence) of family caregivers, on the quality and safety of care and accommodation -Evaluation of technology's impact on the activity of health professionals (responsiveness early warning of hazards  ...  The risk of falling in the elderly causes a family burden and is a major factor leading to the institutionalization of the elderly.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rehab.2015.07.135 fatcat:qxyj7nmmnfddlkk5rziymxbzey

Living Lab Balance and Preventing Falls–Languedoc-Roussillon

H. Blain, J. Bousquet
2015 Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine  
elderly people in terms of quality and safety of care.  ...  (and confidence) of family caregivers, on the quality and safety of care and accommodation -Evaluation of technology's impact on the activity of health professionals (responsiveness early warning of hazards  ...  The risk of falling in the elderly causes a family burden and is a major factor leading to the institutionalization of the elderly.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rehab.2015.07.136 fatcat:bxwdxjwlhnguvebx7of7de2lwu

Trends and Effectiveness of ICT Interventions for the Elderly to Reduce Loneliness: A Systematic Review

Hee Kyung Choi, Seon Heui Lee
2021 Healthcare  
Our study revealed an increase in the use of ICT interventions among the elderly and a positive change in their attitude toward ICT interventions.  ...  In the context of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), ICT interventions are needed to respond effectively to the needs of the elderly.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors have no conflict of interest to declare.  ... 
doi:10.3390/healthcare9030293 pmid:33800099 pmcid:PMC8002106 fatcat:2ght7vrjbzblhfmkftcrpdfinq

Ambient Assisted Living Technology: Comparative perspectives of users and caregivers

David Cunha, Gabriela Trevisan, Florbela Samagaio, Liliana Ferreira, Filipe Sousay, Jose Ferreira-Alves, Ricardo Simoes
2013 2013 IEEE 15th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom 2013)  
This paper presents a comparative perspective of the needs and attitudes towards technology of the AAL users and caregivers identified in the analysis of a set of three different surveys: a users survey  ...  targeted at the Portuguese seniors and pre-seniors; an informal caregivers survey targeted at the family, friends and neighbours who provide care without any financial compensation; and a formal caregivers  ...  Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), Lisbon, through project PEst-C/CTM/LA0025/2011.  ... 
doi:10.1109/healthcom.2013.6720635 dblp:conf/healthcom/CunhaTSFSFS13 fatcat:juppqe4yk5dc5iszcha3lmmshy

Fostering digital literacy in the elderly as a means to secure their health needs and human rights in the reality of the twenty-first century

Robert Susło, Mateusz Paplicki, Karol Dopierała, Jarosław Drobnik
2018 Family Medicine & Primary Care Review  
people. iCt-based solutions include a variety of more or less technologically advanced, sophisticated, and easy-to-use services, many of which have been in operation and common use for decades, and are  ...  on perspectives of fulfilling health-related needs specific for ageing societies. a variety of information and communication technologies (iCt) solutions can deliver at least temporary relief to countries  ...  clothing, housing, medical care, and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of sickness, disability, old age, or lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his or her control  ... 
doi:10.5114/fmpcr.2018.78273 fatcat:si2xumccv5a57cl7s7odutej5q

Former alcoholics show deficits in memory

Emilio Herrera Junior, Fabio Limonte, Jessica Rodrigues, Gustavo A. Herrera
2011 Alzheimer's & Dementia  
Also, there is a doctrine that says the impaired cognitive function may be the risk factor of the suicidal attempt in the elderly people.  ...  Methods: Face-to-face household survey was conducted in five different regions of Korea from June 2008 to August 2008. There were 3,074 subjects, aged more than 65.  ...  Methods: Subjective and objective quality of life was assessed in 38 patients with dementia patients using the Quality of Life Interview -Brief Version and WHO Quality of Life -Bref scale.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jalz.2011.05.1827 fatcat:wxbfz6pu7badla6hskerz6rlne

The Role of Educational Technology in Caregiving [chapter]

Maria José Lumini, Fátima Araújo, Teresa Martins
2018 Caregiving and Home Care  
Thus, the development of equipment, electronic applications, and websites for the elderly or their family caregivers should be conceptualized and customized to the profile of these users.  ...  In contemporary societies, the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) is an important driver of innovation, responsible for a large transformation of living standards and new social behaviors  ...  Acknowledgements This article was supported by FEDER through the operation POCI-01-0145-FEDER-007746 funded by the Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização -COMPETE2020 and by National  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.72887 fatcat:sjy7i7jiznaglcgtoec7ecuymm

Recommendations for the Use of ICT in Elderly Populations with Affective Disorders

Auriane Gros, David Bensamoun, Valeria Manera, Roxane Fabre, Anne-Marie Zacconi-Cauvin, Susanne Thummler, Michel Benoit, Philippe Robert, Renaud David
2016 Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience  
) of employing ICT in elderly populations with affective disorders.  ...  The diversity and lack of consensus in the emerging field of ICTs is however a strong limitation for their global use in daily practice.  ...  -Role of caregivers: Experts have discussed the role of professional and family caregivers when using ICT.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnagi.2016.00269 pmid:27877126 pmcid:PMC5099137 fatcat:3tswxn2gsfguvma7p656mwfv3e

Population Aging in the European Information Societies: Towards a Comprehensive Research Agenda in eHealth Innovations for Elderly

Mihaela Vancea, Jordi Solé-Casals
2016 Aging and Disease  
The authours attempt to propose a research agenda, by exposing various strengts and weaknesses of eHealth innovations for elderly, mainly grounded in secondary sources analysis.  ...  With the advent of the information society, new research and technological developments have been promoted in the field of assistive technologies and information and communication technologies of benefit  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the European Union through the SEACW project (ICT-PSP-2012), and by the University of Vic -Central University of Catalonia under the grant R0947.  ... 
doi:10.14336/ad.2015.1214 pmid:27493837 pmcid:PMC4963195 fatcat:e3glstglvzhxtodpdnswx4hduy

Gerontechnology: Providing a Helping Hand When Caring for Cognitively Impaired Older Adults—Intermediate Results from a Controlled Study on the Satisfaction and Acceptance of Informal Caregivers

Anelia Mitseva, Carrie Beth Peterson, Christina Karamberi, Lamprini Ch. Oikonomou, Athanasios V. Ballis, Charalampos Giannakakos, George E. Dafoulas
2012 Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research  
ISISEMD project has designed, implemented, verified, and assessed an assistive technology platform of personalized home care (telecare) for the elderly with cognitive impairments and their caregivers by  ...  Promising opportunities exist in using home assistive technology services to foster healthy aging and to realize the unmet needs of these groups of citizens in a user-centered manner.  ...  Acknowledgments The work presented in this paper is partially funded by the ICT PSP EU project "ISISEMD-Intelligent system for independent living and self-care of seniors with cognitive problems or mild  ... 
doi:10.1155/2012/401705 pmid:22536230 pmcid:PMC3318209 fatcat:nyfiu2g6j5gj7afkrvaxakaxqy

The informal caregiver's socioeconomic prism and its implications on state of mind

Suzana André, Madalena Cunha, Manuela Martins, Vítor Rodrigues
2014 Atención Primaria  
Knowledge of their socioeconomic level by health professionals supports the planning and implementation of actions appropriate to the reality of the elderly and their caregivers.  ...  A majority of the sample (62.9%) does not have depressive symptoms, with their presence observed in 37.1% of informal caregivers, in which 24.3% are men and 39.6% women.  ...  Knowing this pro le is relevant and useful to health professionals to plan and implement actions aimed at the reality of older people and their caregivers in a situation of prolonged illness, in which  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0212-6567(14)70094-0 pmid:25476064 fatcat:oatfbvtqv5d6xaxe3rgaxyozhu

A Virtual Village Network Architecture for improving the elderly people quality of life

Giovanna Morgavi
2015 Inteligencia Artificial  
This paper proposes an ICT network architecture oriented to improve the quality of life of elderly people and their caregivers focused on the user need satisfaction and reducing negative feelings like  ...  The idea is to build an ICT network of "virtual social neighbours" facilitating user relationships, able to have positive influences on the interactive abilities and self-image of the elderly, and to prevent  ...  In order to overcome the logistic problem of the Open University, a large number of initiatives are taking place in Europe, encouraging elderly people to use ICT and thus promoting e-Learning. in Northern  ... 
doi:10.4114/ia.v18i55.1100 fatcat:oytoohmt5jbzhk3bb2jujcshtq
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