TitleSynergy between social and health services under an ambient assisted living environment for the elderly
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsBamidis, Panagiotis, Alborg Miguel, Moumtzi Vasiliki, and Koumpis Adamantios
Conference NameeChallenges
PublisherIEEE
Abstract

In this paper we present an environment composed of two solutions offering a flexible combination of general public personalised e-Care Services according to user's preference or available ICT media, and at a second level a service aiming cognitive and physical training for elderly people inside an independent living setting. Work from two European CIP projects — T-Seniority and LLM — is presented addressing the needs of a rapidly growing category occupied by the very old, namely the over-eighties, which are more likely to become ill and, are, therefore, more dependant. The ageing population creates a market on its own, where a significant amount of online services are provided. In the context of this investigation we examine the business benefits which offer a neutral, high quality infrastructure for product/service deployment.

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