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SAVE THE DATE: Ageing better IN real LIFE!

Technology enabled strategies and tools for supporting older adults living in the community SAVE THE DATE! Madrid, 17 January 2018 – 09.00-14.00 – Universidad Politécnica de Madrid A workshop organised by the IN LIFE project consortium On average people in Europe live longer than just one generation ago. The challenge for Europe is to make […]



How can people active in caregiving supported by AT (assistive technology) find and use the right standards?

Infoterm, the International Information Centre for Terminology, has been active in standardization since its establishment in 1971 by contract with UNESCO. Although terminology standardization started as soon as standards bodies began standardizing technical matters at the beginning of the 20th century, there were no commonly agreed rules for standardizing the terminologies of various fields. Infoterm […]


Employing ICT tools to assist elderly users with cognitive impairment

The project on INdependent LIving support Functions for the Elderly (IN LIFE) aims at turning existing research efforts into practical applications, in particular for senior citizens. Flexible ICT solutions could assist elderly users with cognitive impairment in organising, carrying out and completing everyday tasks and constitute essential factors for continuing to be and feel independent. […]


Training elderly patients in a playful way – the gamification of eHealth tools

Virtualware is a Spanish pioneer SME dedicated to developing solutions using Virtual Reality technology and consortium partner in the InLife project, which works on all-around, personalised, multi-faceted existing ICT solutions and services addressing diverse daily activities (eating, physical activity, commuting, mental stimulation, communication, social interaction, etc.) to users with cognitive impairment living in their own […]


AAATE General Assembly Invitation

The AAATE would like to invite its member to the next AAATE General Assembly that will take place in Sheffield, UK, co-located with AAATE Conference 2017, Wednesday, 13.09.2017, 17.10h at Sheffield University. We are looking forward to meeting you at the conference as well as at the GA. As one of the key points in the agenda will be […]


12 September 2017: Change management as a success factor in the implementation, scaling up and transfer of digital health & social care solutions

Demographic change requires regions to deploy on an increasingly large scale digital health and social care solutions to keep the costs of care sustainable without reducing its quality. Unfortunately, many attempts to develop innovative solutions have shown success at pilot level, but difficulties in the actual deployment stage. The same holds true for the transferability of solutions from one region to […]


Call for AAATE Workshop Cooperation 2018

The call for the AAATE workshop cooperation 2018 is officially open. Any AAATE member is entitled to respond to the call. In case you are considering cooperating with AAATE in organising a workshop in 2018, the enclosed guidelines for workshop cooperation provides information you need to make an offer. The deadline for submission is August […]


GAAD 2017: Advancing accessibility through international standards – “Recommendation 2016 concerning standards on eAccessibility and eInclusion”

  Brussels, 18 May 2017: International standards are the basis for our global economy. For this reason, AAATE and Infoterm endorse the Recommendation 2016 and invite all other organisations wanting to promote the mainstreaming of accessibility to join in. If we are serious about mainstreaming accessibility, we need to make sure that eAccessibility and eInclusion […]


ENTELIS network publishes its roadmap towards full digital inclusion

At this moment still too many people worldwide are disabled by inaccessible technology, or do not have access to assistive technology (AT) based solutions that could help them to participate on an equal footing in modern society. The same holds true for older adults that, adequately supported and trained, could benefit if they wish from […]