Continuous Monitoring and Digital Systems for Elders

Nuno Rocha, Raquel Sousa, Gil Gonçalves

Abstract

Ageing of the European population raises issues both socially and economically, creating major challenges for the traditional care and healthcare paradigm. Recent technological developments generate a favorable environment for a paradigm shift in the way care and healthcare is provided, by promoting the inclusion of the elders in the digital society. This paper presents an approach to promote elders inclusion, based on a RWD platform, capable of being used in multiple devices (including SmartTVs), and in wireless sensor networks. Studies involving end users have shown how well-adjusted interfaces ease the process of inclusion of IT in elders’ life. This work has been developed within the frame of the European project HELASCoL.

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in Harvard Style

Rocha N., Sousa R. and Gonçalves G. (2015). Continuous Monitoring and Digital Systems for Elders . In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AgeingWell, ISBN 978-989-758-102-1, pages 81-86. DOI: 10.5220/0005491200810086


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ict4ageingwell15,
author={Nuno Rocha and Raquel Sousa and Gil Gonçalves},
title={Continuous Monitoring and Digital Systems for Elders},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AgeingWell,},
year={2015},
pages={81-86},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005491200810086},
isbn={978-989-758-102-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AgeingWell,
TI - Continuous Monitoring and Digital Systems for Elders
SN - 978-989-758-102-1
AU - Rocha N.
AU - Sousa R.
AU - Gonçalves G.
PY - 2015
SP - 81
EP - 86
DO - 10.5220/0005491200810086