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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 […]


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 […]