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Remote Home Healthcare Services and Tools for Supporting Aging in Place

  • Helene FournierEmail author
  • Heather Molyneaux
  • Irina Kondratova
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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1217)

Abstract

The population of the developed world is aging, and building digital technologies that meet the needs of an aging population is critical. This paper presents a review of the literature in the area of HCI and human factors related to assistive technologies to support aging in place. The paper highlights research and development efforts related to remote home healthcare services, focusing on tools and technologies to help older adults live independently at home for longer. Future research directions are also presented which focus on user friendly and secure technologies for home healthcare.

Keywords

Human Computer Interaction Human factors Assistive technologies aging in place Home healthcare Privacy Security 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helene Fournier
    • 1
    Email author
  • Heather Molyneaux
    • 2
  • Irina Kondratova
    • 2
  1. 1.National Research Council CanadaMonctonCanada
  2. 2.National Research Council CanadaFrederictonCanada

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