Independent Living for Elderly

18 04 2008

Global demographic trends are leading to a rapid aging of our societies, with a sharp increase in the elderly and the very elderly. This constitutes a major achievement of mankind, but our societies are only beginning to prepare themselves to meet the associated challenges of this development. First evidence suggests that “Information and Communication Technologies” – in combination with new services – can contribute positively to this scenario.

This website provides access to information on actors, products, projects and publications in this area. The study team continuously monitors websites around the globe to find new facts. We would be delighted if you could let us know about any interesting research initiative, product, or literature in the field. Please just copy a relevant link to us and if you like, you may leave your email address too, as we are working on an expert database which is not yet ready to be published …