project . 2013 - 2017 . Closed

AAL-WELL Ambient Assistive Living Technologies for Wellness, Engagement and Long Life

UK Research and Innovation
  • Funder: UK Research and InnovationProject code: ES/K011138/1
  • Funded under: ESRC Funder Contribution: 144,591 GBP
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    21 Apr 2013
    End Date
    31 Jan 2017
Description
As people across the world live longer, there is a growing need to support active ageing so that the extra years of life can be lived as well as possible. The potential of technology to assist people in all aspects of their lives is increasingly being recognised. Ambient Assistive Living (AAL) technologies refer to items that people can use in their everyday lives to make life easier and help them manage their daily activities. To enable the maximum number of people to benefit from current and future AAL technologies requires not only a good understanding of the needs of older adults but also a comprehensive analysis of how they view technology, their attitudes ...
Description
As people across the world live longer, there is a growing need to support active ageing so that the extra years of life can be lived as well as possible. The potential of technology to assist people in all aspects of their lives is increasingly being recognised. Ambient Assistive Living (AAL) technologies refer to items that people can use in their everyday lives to make life easier and help them manage their daily activities. To enable the maximum number of people to benefit from current and future AAL technologies requires not only a good understanding of the needs of older adults but also a comprehensive analysis of how they view technology, their attitudes ...
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