Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Rita Tavares de Sousa

Wish List: Ageing in place

The increase in life expectancy has led, as predictable, to the substantial increase of the older population all around the world which highlights the...
Monica Anand

Hearing aids and technology that are a pleasure to wear!

My dear senior friend turned 80 this year and I was invited to her birthday party together with her friends and family. As much...
Ana Ferreira

Is my smartwatch sharing too much?

Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the devices that have sensing or actuation capabilities and are connected via the internet. It includes a diversity...
Daniel Heery

Interoperability and Assisted Living

During the last couple of months, my mum has had a stomach bug which has reduced her appetite, not serious but enough to lead...
Ad van Berlo

Smart Houses for independent living in the Netherlands: how to bridge...

In this blog article, a flashback is given on the development of smart houses for independent living in the Netherlands. The key message is...
Oscar Ribeiro

Would you want to live to be 100?

The world’s population is ageing: virtually every country in the world is facing a growth in the number and proportion of older adults in...
Soraia Teles

Informal caregivers and ICT: What they want and what they fear?

Across the OECD countries, more than one in ten adults is involved in the informal caregiving of older relatives or friends, and close to...
ActiveAdvice

Fall Prevention: Electronic Home Aids

Falling is a high Risk for Older Adults In old age the physical abilities are reduced. Older adults are less mobile and their sense of...
Maria Joao Azevedo

Lifestyle and Dementia Risk

The phenomena of population ageing - having as contributing factors the increased life expectancy at birth and low levels of fertility in a process...
ActiveAdvice

Fire Prevention and Detection for Seniors

Older Adults are the main Risk Group of Flat Fires Flat fires are dangerous, especially when they emerge at night. If a flat fire...

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