The Design, Implementation and Evaluation of a Mobile App for Supporting Older Adults in the Monitoring of Food Intake

  • Valeria OrsoEmail author
  • Anna Spagnolli
  • Federica Viero
  • Luciano Gamberini
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 544)


Older adults are required to adjust their eating habits to maintain a good health status. However, they may struggle to adopt these new practices. Given their increasing spread, smartphone-based interventions may be a good option for providing older adults an aid to keep track of their food intake. In the present work we adopted a user centered design approach to implement and evaluate a mobile app, i.e., ‘Salus’, to support older adults in the monitoring food intake.


Older adults User centered design Nutrition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valeria Orso
    • 1
    Email author
  • Anna Spagnolli
    • 1
  • Federica Viero
    • 1
  • Luciano Gamberini
    • 1
  1. 1.Human Inspired Technologies (HIT) Research CentreUniversity of PadovaPaduaItaly

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