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Author: Karen C. Olufokunbi

Affiliation: Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

ISBN: 978-989-758-299-8

Keyword(s): Health, Caring, Eldercare, Assistive Technology Devices, Smart Homes.

Abstract: The discourse of this paper is to examine some of the various devices used for Eldercare. In the literature, there exist assistive devices, assistive technology devices, smart homes projects and systems that cater for older people. These can be used to enhance graceful aging and sound health to solve the problem of the elderly living productive, fulfilled and longer lives. The process of rehabilitation is also important and these devices play a major role in prolonging life. Health Buddy and AlereNet systems are useful in heart failure management. A unique smart home facility, TigerPlace, utilizes university staff and students for Eldercare. The role of technologies in the ultimate care of the elderly is very important and will continue to be in the limelight in the future.

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Paper citation in several formats:
Olufokunbi, K. (2018). Technology Devices for Eldercare.In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: HSP, ISBN 978-989-758-299-8, pages 299-306. DOI: 10.5220/0006820902990306

@conference{hsp18,
author={Karen C. Olufokunbi.},
title={Technology Devices for Eldercare},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: HSP,},
year={2018},
pages={299-306},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006820902990306},
isbn={978-989-758-299-8},
}

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: HSP,
TI - Technology Devices for Eldercare
SN - 978-989-758-299-8
AU - Olufokunbi, K.
PY - 2018
SP - 299
EP - 306
DO - 10.5220/0006820902990306

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