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Technology devices for older adults to aid self management of chronic health conditions

Amritpal Singh Bhachu, Nicolas Hine, John Arnott
2008 Proceedings of the 10th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility - Assets '08  
The overall purpose of this study is the enhancement of devices and visualisations used by older adults as part of a telecare system for the self-management of health conditions.  ...  Presenting healthcare data to an older person with chronic health issues may be an appropriate way to help that person to better manage their condition, if the data can be understood by them.  ...  They are also grateful to SAPHE partners Philips, BT and Imperial College London for allowing the use of their devices as part of the study and to Mr.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1414471.1414484 dblp:conf/assets/BhachuHA08 fatcat:e4gl7hq7frddljwg7ta5iropse

Gerontechnologies for Older Patients with Heart Failure: What is the Role of Smartphones, Tablets, and Remote Monitoring Devices in Improving Symptom Monitoring and Self-Care Management?

Ruth M. Masterson Creber, Kathleen T. Hickey, Mathew S. Maurer
2016 Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports  
Older adults with heart failure have multiple chronic conditions and a large number and range of symptoms. A fundamental component of heart failure self-care management is regular symptom monitoring.  ...  disease management among older adults with heart failure.  ...  Masterson Creber by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/ National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), K99NR016275, "mHealth for Heart Failure Symptom Monitoring."  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12170-016-0511-8 pmid:28713481 pmcid:PMC5509231 fatcat:6ciculap7zhbbaunkfslyattam

ANI Emerging Leaders Project

Rebecca Schnall
2016 Computers, Informatics, Nursing  
Mobile Health (mHealth) approaches use mobile devices, such as a smartphone or tablet computer, for the deployment of health interventions. mHealth approaches vary widely in the types of technology utilized  ...  Point-ofcare technologies have the potential to improve the management of various diseases and conditions, especially in resource-limited settings where access to quality and timely medical care is a challenge  ...  persons living with HIV with non-AIDS conditions can better manage their own health.  ... 
doi:10.1097/cin.0000000000000246 pmid:27153226 pmcid:PMC4944524 fatcat:3ymoluu5fjbslje4r22zlhzrj4

Self-Management of Chronic Diseases Among Older Korean Adults: An mHealth Training, Protocol, and Feasibility Study

Heejung Kim, Eunhee Park, Sangeun Lee, Mijung Kim, Eun Jeong Park, Soyun Hong
2018 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
Most training programs for self-management of chronic diseases in Korea currently involve face-to-face interactions primarily in a health care setting.  ...  Therefore, older Koreans living in the community continue to seek other training opportunities for the management of chronic diseases.  ...  Acknowledgments We express our gratitude to all study participants for their time and effort in completing the surveys.  ... 
doi:10.2196/mhealth.9988 pmid:29959109 pmcid:PMC6045790 fatcat:hqp7rgkizfazlmhlc74ojggife

Smart Home with Healthcare Technologies for Community-Dwelling Older Adults [chapter]

Machiko R., Linda S., Ramalingam Sridhar, Bruce J. Naughton M.
2010 Smart Home Systems  
Based on limited studies, older adults with chronic conditions accept monitoring for chronic conditions as opposed to lifestyle monitoring.  ...  The University at Buffalo, State University of New York, utilized X10 devices to retrofit 50 homes for older adults with chronic conditions living alone in their own home.  ...  Smart Home with Healthcare Technologies for Community-Dwelling Older Adults, Smart Home Systems, Mahmoud A.  ... 
doi:10.5772/8411 fatcat:7bqit7n7zrbolka3cfsfwfh6ku

Attitudes and Preferences on the Use of Mobile Health Technology and Health Games for Self-Management: Interviews With Older Adults on Anticoagulation Therapy

Jung-Ah Lee, Annie Lu Nguyen, Jill Berg, Alpesh Amin, Mark Bachman, Yuqing Guo, Lorraine Evangelista
2014 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
Objective: The objective of the study was to explore the attitudes and preferences of older adults on warfarin therapy regarding the use of mHealth technology and health games to gain skills for self-management  ...  and QOL in older adults with chronic illness conditions requiring long-term warfarin therapy.  ...  However, older adults with chronic diseases can also be end-users of such new health technologies. mHealth technology can potentially empower older adults in self-management and can simplify the complex  ... 
doi:10.2196/mhealth.3196 pmid:25098413 pmcid:PMC4125157 fatcat:dw3iog4zanaopokstgaxcm46ry

Ambient Assisted Living Technologies for Aging Well: A Scoping Review

Stephanie Blackman, Claudine Matlo, Charisse Bobrovitskiy, Ashley Waldoch, Mei Lan Fang, Piper Jackson, Alex Mihailidis, Louise Nygård, Arlene Astell, Andrew Sixsmith
2016 Journal of Intelligent Systems  
As such, it is a core focus of the emerging field of gerontechnology, which considers how technological innovation can aid health and well-being in older age.  ...  AbstractAmbient assisted living (AAL) technology is of considerable interest in supporting the independence and quality of life of older adults.  ...  Data are uploaded onto a computer system that manages this information and connects activity to health goals related to self-management of chronic conditions.  ... 
doi:10.1515/jisys-2014-0136 fatcat:teams2t7ibdphm6tb3g3llfnji

Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating Mobile Health Technologies for Managing Chronic Conditions in Older Adults: A Scoping Review

Nancy Matthew-Maich, Lauren Harris, Jenny Ploeg, Maureen Markle-Reid, Ruta Valaitis, Sarah Ibrahim, Amiram Gafni, Sandra Isaacs
2016 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
The science of implementation of mHealth technologies in home-based care for older adults and self-management of chronic conditions are important areas for further research.  ...  Mobile health (mHealth) technologies have shown promise in supporting older persons to manage chronic conditions; however, there remains a dearth of evidence-informed guidance to develop such innovations  ...  of home and self-management for older adults.  ... 
doi:10.2196/mhealth.5127 pmid:27282195 pmcid:PMC4919548 fatcat:q4snpoplzbdfxj7gbbl7ync5vi

Older people, assistive technologies, and the barriers to adoption: A systematic review

Salifu Yusif, Jeffrey Soar, Abdul Hafeez-Baig
2016 International Journal of Medical Informatics  
Objectives: To review the main barriers to the adoption of assistive technologies (ATs) by older adults in order to uncover issues of concern from empirical studies and to arrange these issues from the  ...  older adults.  ...  Smart technologies, such as tailored Internet programs, may help older people better manage and understand various health conditions, resulting in subsequent improvements in aspects of social connectedness  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2016.07.004 pmid:27573318 fatcat:ihem6za3nvhoblkldjv6mpe55e

Requirements Gathering for the Delivery of Healthcare Data in Aware Homes

Julie Doyle, Brian O'Mullane, Ann O'Hanlon, Benjamin Knapp
2011 Proceedings of the 5th International ICST Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare  
, empowering them to play an active role in the management of their health.  ...  Our results reveal a number of emerging themes around this space, including a desire by older adults to play an active role in managing their health and potential concerns surrounding the delivery of such  ...  Self-management of chronic health conditions has been described as an individual's ability to manage the symptoms, treatment, physical and psychological consequences and life style changes inherent in  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.pervasivehealth.2011.246059 dblp:conf/ph/DoyleOOK11 fatcat:s23lwzbufzfgxaesmcixr6dk3y

Attitudes towards the use and acceptance of eHealth technologies: a case study of older adults living with chronic pain and implications for rural healthcare

Margaret Currie, Lorna J Philip, Anne Roberts
2015 BMC Health Services Research  
Methods: This mixed-methods study of older adults with chronic pain examines attitudes towards, current use of and acceptance of the use of technology in healthcare.  ...  There was broad acceptance of eHealth being used in future care of people with chronic pain, but older adults wanted eHealth to be delivered alongside existing in-person visits from health and social care  ...  MC is also an Honorary Research Fellow at the Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12913-015-0825-0 pmid:25888988 pmcid:PMC4415301 fatcat:2dzwogoqvfcxncbxbdzdxpillu

Exploring Spirituality and Technology Receptivity Among a Sample of Older Blacks to Inform a Tailored Chronic Disease Self-Management mHealth Intervention

Kamilah Thomas-Purcell, Tochukwu Adaobi Ibe, Donrie Purcell, Gwendolyn Quinn, Raymond Ownby
2020 Patient Related Outcome Measures  
Having multiple chronic conditions (MCC) is the most common health condition in older US adults of which Blacks are disproportionally affected.  ...  self-management (CDSM) skills by improving health literacy.  ...  health conditions. 8 Self-management education (SME) refers to programs that help people who have ongoing health conditions learn strategies to help adults manage chronic conditions and live a healthier  ... 
doi:10.2147/prom.s260949 pmid:33117016 pmcid:PMC7553651 fatcat:mux4oa6krnbl5ctl7jbh37npji

Hearing and Vision Care for Older Adults

Heather E. Whitson, Frank R. Lin
2014 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
The summary emphasized the public health implications of age-related hearing loss and pointed to Medicare's noncoverage policy as a significant reason that hearing aids are used by fewer than 1 in 5 older  ...  Advocacy groups for people living with sensory impairment have long called for broader coverage of sensory aids.  ...  Role of the Funders/Sponsors: The funders/sponsors had no role in the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript or the decision to submit the manuscript for publication.  ... 
doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13535 pmid:25369486 pmcid:PMC4260264 fatcat:cg5uq46lp5gtba3znlypje3tpu

Mobile and Connected Health Technology Needs for Seniors Aging in Place: A Cross Sectional Survey Study (Preprint)

Jing Wang, Yan Du, Deidra Coleman, Michelle Peck, Sahiti Myneni, Hong Kang, Yang Gong
2019 JMIR Aging  
Our findings suggest that, although few older adults are currently using mobile and wearable devices and connected health technologies for managing health, they are open to this idea and are mostly interested  ...  This study aimed to assess older adults' perceptions of using mobile and connected health technologies.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank all study participants for their time.  ... 
doi:10.2196/13864 pmid:31518283 pmcid:PMC6715003 fatcat:roqrx5zxenafrlxvprdf5ggh5y

Management of Type 1 Diabetes in Older Adults

R. Dhaliwal, R. S. Weinstock
2014 Diabetes Spectrum  
of these factors are important to consider in individualizing management plans for older adults with type 1 diabetes.  ...  aids Chronic pain • History • Physical examination • Adequate pain management Vision impairment • Vision assessment • Eye examination by eye care professional • Use of assistive devices (e.g  ... 
doi:10.2337/diaspect.27.1.9 pmid:26246751 pmcid:PMC4522896 fatcat:rlf6g67scvab5d64rphfxfau7i
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