The improvement of the quality of life for elderly and relatives through two tele-assistance services: the Tele-CARE approach.

J. M. Aguilar, J. Cantos, G. Expósito, P. Gómez

Abstract

Tele-assistance services based on Information and Communications Technologies can notably improve the quality of life, for both elderly and their relatives, increasing their peace of mind, confidence and security. This paper describes two of the services which have been developed for the TeleCARE platform, Agenda Reminder and Living Status Monitoring, from the point of view of the improvement of the quality of life, their main functionalities and their distributed architecture, fully integrated with all the components of the platform.

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M. Aguilar J., Cantos J., Expósito G. and Gómez P. (2004). The improvement of the quality of life for elderly and relatives through two tele-assistance services: the Tele-CARE approach. . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Tele-Care and Collaborative Virtual Communities in Elderly Care - Volume 1: TELECARE, (ICEIS 2004) ISBN 972-8865-10-4, pages 73-85. DOI: 10.5220/0002678500730085


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@conference{telecare04,
author={J. M. Aguilar and J. Cantos and G. Expósito and P. Gómez},
title={The improvement of the quality of life for elderly and relatives through two tele-assistance services: the Tele-CARE approach.},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Tele-Care and Collaborative Virtual Communities in Elderly Care - Volume 1: TELECARE, (ICEIS 2004)},
year={2004},
pages={73-85},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002678500730085},
isbn={972-8865-10-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Tele-Care and Collaborative Virtual Communities in Elderly Care - Volume 1: TELECARE, (ICEIS 2004)
TI - The improvement of the quality of life for elderly and relatives through two tele-assistance services: the Tele-CARE approach.
SN - 972-8865-10-4
AU - M. Aguilar J.
AU - Cantos J.
AU - Expósito G.
AU - Gómez P.
PY - 2004
SP - 73
EP - 85
DO - 10.5220/0002678500730085