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The EnrichMe Project [chapter]

Claudia Salatino, Valerio Gower, Meftah Ghrissi, Adriana Tapus, Katarzyna Wieczorowska-Tobis, Aleksandra Suwalska, Paolo Barattini, Roberto Rosso, Giulia Munaro, Nicola Bellotto, Herjan van den Heuvel
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in care and assistance services for elderly people increases their chances of prolonging independence thanks to better cognitive efficiency.  ...  The project ENRICHME (funded by the EU H2020 Programme) focuses on developing and testing technologies for supporting elderly people with MCI in their living environment for a long time.  ...  The ENRICHME project is funded by European Commission's Horizon 2020 Programme (Grant agreement #643691C).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-41264-1_45 fatcat:32gxiwixtzbsddxlpcxzlgwg4a

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  
This article examines the potentialities of new informatics developments in generating solutions to better address elderly people's daily-life, especially those with chronic illness and/or low autonomy  ...  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.  ...  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

Stimulating Intellectual Activity with Adaptive Environment (SMILE)

Marjan Gusev, Shushma Patel, Jurij Tasic
2017 Proceedings of the 8th Balkan Conference in Informatics on - BCI '17  
The goal of the SMILE concept is to help the elderly to live independently and to prevent/delay dementia.  ...  It should improve the quality of life of elderly by introducing healthy habits and a lifelong involvement in mentally and socially stimulating activities.  ...  The SMILE user scenarios based on user-led concepts aim at independent living of the elderly.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3136273.3136283 dblp:conf/bci/GusevPT17 fatcat:4pmg5utwwfemxdp7ud3dvriorq

Telecare services for aging people: Assessment of critical factors influencing the adoption intention

Sanna Sintonen, Mika Immonen
2013 Computers in Human Behavior  
The central objective is to assess how these differences influence the potential usage of telecare services. Mail survey was conducted in a medium-sized city to collect data.  ...  Therefore, understanding context of use has particular importance at the design phase of telecare services.  ...  Technology interventions have potential to decrease consequences of limited functionality particularly in the area of cognitively restrictions where people with mild dementia can prolong the period of  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2013.01.037 fatcat:nydx5tzvt5abhnymfj5j3ja53y

Information and Communication Technologies for the Activities of Daily Living in Older Patients with Dementia: A Systematic Review

Grazia D'Onofrio, Daniele Sancarlo, Francesco Ricciardi, Francesco Panza, Davide Seripa, Filippo Cavallo, Francesco Giuliani, Antonio Greco
2017 Journal of Alzheimer's Disease  
and communication technologies (ICTs) to support healthcare for patients with dementia. 18 Objective: In the present systematic review, our goal is to keep track of ICT concepts and approaches to support  ...  The present systematic review revealed many ICT systems that could purportedly support the range of activities of daily living for patients with dementia.  ...  in people with 322 cognitive impairment and dementia [35]. 323 Advances in service robotics for assisted living 324 applications [36] have facilitated the deployment 325 of ICT Robotics  ... 
doi:10.3233/jad-161145 pmid:28304297 fatcat:irgkqposb5fsdhofaxa6ro4eaa

From Applications to Policies: ICT-based Independent Living Services in the EU

Marcelino Cabrera, Rukiye Ozcivelek
2008 Electronic Markets  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The views expressed in this paper are the authors' and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Commission.  ...  INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES The World Health Organization (WHO) defines independence as the ability to perform the activities of daily life with little or no help from others (living independently) (WHO  ...  Several European research programmes have been supporting a range of projects that promote independent living and quality of life in an ageing society using new ICT-based applications and services, with  ... 
doi:10.1080/10196780802420653 fatcat:q6fov4gguvadjbijxiisp5o2qe

An Innovative Built Environment Form for Dwellings for the Elderly

2014 Middle East Technical University Journal of the Faculty of Architecture  
in developed countries; modern diagnostics and treatment methods are used to prolong life, and modern technologies offer life and residential assistance to the elderly.  ...  events from the life of the elderly.  ...  I would like to thank my colleagues on the International Forum Ambient Assisted Living for all of their valuable advice and assistance. BIBLIOGRAPHY BARLOW, J., BAYER, S., CURRY, R. (2006)  ... 
doi:10.4305/metu.jfa.2014.1.6 fatcat:ngn5fp4e3fa5ndttzxlxmeyply

INVITATION: An Elderly Friendly ICT-enabled Interactive Installation to Promote Social Participations

Lee Chun-Ting
2015 International Journal of Automation and Smart Technology  
settings for community life.  ...  ICT-enabled technologies can be used to help the elderly maintain adequate degrees of social participation.  ...  suffering from cognitive impairment [8] .  ... 
doi:10.5875/ausmt.v5i4.940 fatcat:vaal43pydzhk7h234ila52ob7q

An Interoperable Concept for Controlling Smart Homes – The ASK-IT Paradigm [chapter]

Evangelos Bekiaris, Kostas Kalogirou, Alexandros Mourouzis, Mary Panou
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Building on previous experience with similar systems and existing gaps over the full potential of automated support, both at home and on the move, new concepts and objectives are defined for R&D on smart  ...  This paper presents an interoperable home automation infrastructure that offers new levels of mobility, accessibility, independence, comfort, and overall quality of life.  ...  in maintaining their independence, especially individuals at risk of exclusion, such as elder citizens, people with chronic conditions or disability, persons living in remote areas, etc.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02580-8_41 fatcat:jyedzi7dyffvddklsrtc4fl4iq

Fall Detection Methods for the Safe and independent living of Elderly People and Patients
IJARCCE - Computer and Communication Engineering

Gagana P, Vani K S
2015 IJARCCE  
Fortunately, as health care technology advances, simple devices can be made to detect or even predict falls in the elderly, which could easily save lives without too much intrusion on their independence  ...  As we grow old, our desire for independence does not diminish; yet our health increasingly needs to be monitored. Injuries such as falling can be serious problem for the elderly.  ...  The eWALL platform intelligently interacts the latest ICT technologies to provide a number of services and applications that have the potential to improve the quality of life, and prolong longevity. eWALL  ... 
doi:10.17148/ijarcce.2015.4332 fatcat:3xr6ieasyrbhdohgsd5snnn5qa

eWALL: An Open-Source Cloud-Based eHealth Platform for Creating Home Caring Environments for Older Adults Living with Chronic Diseases or Frailty

Sofoklis Kyriazakos, Ramjee Prasad, Albena Mihovska, Aristodemos Pnevmatikakis, Harm op den Akker, Hermie Hermens, Paolo Barone, Alessandro Mamelli, Samuele de Domenico, Matthias Pocs, Andrej Grguric, Miran Mosmondor (+16 others)
2017 Wireless personal communications  
Independent living of older adults is one of the main challenges linked to the ageing population.  ...  Especially those living with diseases like COPD, MCI or frailty, need more Abstract Independent living of older adults is one of the main challenges linked to the ageing population.  ...  The authors would like to acknowledge the research effort of all eWALL colleagues for making this paper possible, as well as the European Commission for providing the FP7 funding framework. 200 papers  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11277-017-4656-7 fatcat:lgks4zb6dzanzmlypabjsw6uni

Designing ICTs for Users with Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Usability Study

Diana Castilla, Carlos Suso-Ribera, Irene Zaragoza, Azucena Garcia-Palacios, Cristina Botella
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The aim of this study is to test the usability and acceptability of a European project prototype for elderly care, in an attempt to explore the ICT design needs of users with MCI.  ...  Research has supported the cost-effectiveness of cognitive training tools enhanced by information and communication technologies (ICT) in several populations, including individuals with mild cognitive  ...  Also, we would like to thanks for their involvement and professional support to the staff of the nursing homes that participated in this research: "Residencia de la Tercera Edad y Centro de día "La Vila  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17145153 pmid:32708861 fatcat:slp35qjgrvasbk3rpjsomxbdpe

Can we manage frailty at individual level by the use of information and communication technologies: a narrative literature review

Špela Selak, Olatz Albaina Bakaikoa, Branko Gabrovec
2019 Zdravniški Vestnik  
Among the potential ways to face the challenges of ageing society are healthcare services supported by the use of information and communication technologies.  ...  An increase in age-related disability and dependence is an almost inevitable consequence of population ageing, whereas frailty seems to be highly prevalent among older adults with prevalence ranging from  ...  adults for self-management for independent living (31) .  ... 
doi:10.6016/zdravvestn.2865 fatcat:5yd7vyzwdfcp7ilgowezkhwzfq

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  
of cost; and (5) supporting elderly individuals to stay in their homes or move in different environments independently.  ...  By improving the quality of life and extending the length of life, Western society is becoming an increasingly ageing population with a higher proportion of seniors.  ...  BEST PRACTICES FOR HEALTH-RELATED ICT SOLUTIONS Many health-related ICT solutions are proposed with the purpose of prolonging and providing aid for the independent and active living of seniors in their  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2981315 fatcat:hgt2etutwvc3lhtfqrrwxqu3gq

Silver Digital Patient, a New Emerging Stakeholder in Current Healthcare. ProActiveAgeing: A Case Study

2016 Studies in Informatics and Control  
Elderly people are one of the most important category of healthcare consumers due to the degenerative disorders. eHealth can offer tremendous opportunities and facilities for supporting older patients  ...  ProActive Ageing project is an example of that; it has as outcome an integrated platform for online services that provides useful tools for empowering ageing persons to take an even more active role in  ...  active and healthy lives and thereby increase the independence of elderly.  ... 
doi:10.24846/v25i4y201607 fatcat:ikxrr5tupbbrrpli7xd54lucvq
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