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11 May 2017

ICT and fall prevention for elderly

ICT and fall prevention for elderly Each year, one in three people over 65 has a serious fall, mostly in their home. Often their quality of life is severely diminished: loss of mobility, severe dependency and physical disability. The cost of falls is high ...

9 May 2017

The Active and Assisted Living Joint Programme (AAL JP)

The Active and Assisted Living Joint Programme (AAL JP) Team responsible DG CONNECT The Active and Assisted Living Joint Programme (AAL JP) supports applied research on innovative ICT-enhanced services for ageing well, with a time to market of 1 to 3 year ...

1 October 2015

A Europe that Cares – International Day of Older Persons

1 October 2015 A Europe that Cares – International Day of Older Persons Today is the 25th UN International Day of Older Persons. And keeping up with tradition I want to use my blog to highlight this day. Beyond the fact that we're all getting a year ...