Reflecting on pills and phone use: supporting awareness of functional abilities for older adults

@article{Lee2011ReflectingOP,
  title={Reflecting on pills and phone use: supporting awareness of functional abilities for older adults},
  author={Matthew L. Lee and Anind K. Dey},
  journal={Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2011}
}
  • Matthew L. Lee, A. Dey
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Older adults often struggle with maintaining self-aware of their ability to carry out everyday activities important for independence. Unobtrusive sensors embedded in the home can monitor how older adults interact with objects around the home and can provide objective accounts of behaviors to support self-awareness. In this paper, we describe the design and four month deployment of a prototype sensing system that tracks medication taking and phone use in the homes of two older adults. We… Expand
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