Adaptive tools for the elderly: new devices to cope with age-induced cognitive disabilities

@inproceedings{Jorge2001AdaptiveTF,
  title={Adaptive tools for the elderly: new devices to cope with age-induced cognitive disabilities},
  author={Joaquim A. Jorge},
  booktitle={Workshop on Universal Accessibility of Ubiquitous Computing},
  year={2001}
}
We look at the issues and methodologies needed to develop, deploy, and evaluate situation-aware mobile computing devices that adapt to the needs of elder users based on observed or predicted user behavior and needs. This paper discusses how pervasive computing can help the aging population live independently for as long as possible. We believe that successfully applying technology to this problem will require careful studies of how the target population actually lives and what their actual… CONTINUE READING

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