AN ADVANCED HOME ELDERCARE SERVICE

Tarik Taleb, Dario Bottazzi, Nidal Nasser, Hammadi Nait-Charif

Abstract

With the increase of welfare cost all over the developed world, there is a need to resort to new technologies that could help reduce this enormous cost and provide some quality eldercare services. This paper presents a middleware-level solution that integrates monitoring and emergency detection solutions with networking solutions. The proposed system enables efficient integration between a variety of sensors and actuators deployed at home for emergency detection and provides a framework for creating and managing rescue teams willing to assist elders in case of emergency situations. A prototype of the proposed system was designed and implemented. Results were obtained from both computer simulations and a real-network testbed.

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in Harvard Style

Taleb T., Bottazzi D., Nasser N. and Nait-Charif H. (2009). AN ADVANCED HOME ELDERCARE SERVICE . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111-63-0, pages 30-37. DOI: 10.5220/0001540400300037


in Bibtex Style

@conference{healthinf09,
author={Tarik Taleb and Dario Bottazzi and Nidal Nasser and Hammadi Nait-Charif},
title={AN ADVANCED HOME ELDERCARE SERVICE},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={30-37},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001540400300037},
isbn={978-989-8111-63-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2009)
TI - AN ADVANCED HOME ELDERCARE SERVICE
SN - 978-989-8111-63-0
AU - Taleb T.
AU - Bottazzi D.
AU - Nasser N.
AU - Nait-Charif H.
PY - 2009
SP - 30
EP - 37
DO - 10.5220/0001540400300037