Assistive and wearable technology for elderly

Muhammad Fathoni Akbar, Nur A'yuni Ramadhani, Riris Aulya Putri
2018 Bulletin of Social Informatics Theory and Application  
The current technology is able to assist the daily activities of elderly without depend on others. That's because the physical condition of the elderly began to decreasing. The decreased physical conditions can include slow body movements, lack of balance of the body, decreased coordination of movement between limbs, memory loss, and decreased capacity to process information. With those many limitations possessed by elderly, they used technology to help them. There are two kind of technology
more » ... nd of technology that used to help elderly, those technology are wearable technology and assistive technology. This paper will discussed about some wearable technology and assistive technology that can help the problems experienced by elderly.
doi:10.31763/businta.v2i1.101 fatcat:stoyt2u6lvf5lo2sxv6xlvsnv4