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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. […]


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 […]