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By Bruno Andò, Pietro Siciliano, Vincenzo Marletta, Andrea Monteriù

ISBN-10: 3319183737

ISBN-13: 9783319183732

ISBN-10: 3319183745

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This publication records the state-of-the-art within the box of ambient assisted residing (AAL), highlighting the extraordinary strength of novel methodologies and applied sciences to reinforce health and advertise energetic growing older. The insurance is broad ranging, with sections on assistive units, aged humans tracking, domestic rehabilitation, ICT strategies for AAL, residing with power stipulations, robot tips for the aged, sensing applied sciences for AAL, and clever housing. The publication contains a range of the simplest papers offered on the 5th Italian discussion board on Ambient Assisted dwelling, which was once held in Catania, Italy, in September 2014 and taken jointly finish clients, know-how groups, and coverage makers to improve a consensus on easy methods to increase provision for aged and impaired humans. Readers will locate that the professional contributions supply transparent insights into the ways that the newest fascinating advances can be anticipated to help in addressing the wishes of the aged and people with persistent conditions.

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A general indicator should describe these average expenses paid by the society for the treatment of injuries happened inside pedestrian facilities, or to pedestrian in general, but also the implications of uncomfortable and non-accessible environments on the reduced activities of elderlies, which might be deciding not to go to certain places to carry out their tasks because of perceived unpleasant conditions in the environment. Two elements are composing the indicator, both dependent from the overall comfortability of the space: bad settings or situations leads to accidents, directly causing social expenses, while perceived discomfort during the navigation of the setting can lead fragile types of people to avoid its usage.

In fact, most elderly people aim at remaining in their homes as long as possible as this is in general conducive of a richer social life and paramount to maintaining established habits. To adhere to this wish is also positive from an economic perspective as the cost of care at home is almost always much less than the cost of residential care. Several issues need to be addressed in order to prolong independent living. One is the early detection of possible deterioration of health so that problems can be remediated as soon as they are arising with a timely involvement of health care providers and family [9].

Some examples are: the administrative management systems, human resources management systems, front-end systems and ward management systems. • Challenge: fields that appear to be less important to the pursuit of the strategic objectives, and which require significant changes for their implementation, such as overcoming high cultural barriers. Among these fields, there are the mobile health, cloud computing, ICT solutions to support medicine and care (including tele-medicine), ICT solutions for social assistance and electronic social record (that is, however, extremely important for the 94 % medical directors).

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