Saturday, November 17, 2018
Diogo Abrantes & Diana Goderich

A day with AAL: Join Martha, Thomas, Ann and Abraham

Martha is a 71-year-old woman. Her friends and family members noticed cognitive problems a while ago, and a non-optimal performance in memory tests revealed...
Rita Tavares de Sousa

Get your sociAAL life on!

Everyone will tell you how important it is to remain physically active as you get older. What you probably won’t hear that much is...

Stress release for caregivers: Taking care of the carer

Between 10 to 25% of Europeans are informally taking care of somebody; and as much as 80% of long-term care is provided by informal...
Diana Goderich

Would you let a robot take care of you?

Robots have been a part of our life for a long time now. We may not always know when we are or dealing with...
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...

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