Assistive Technology to Promote Active Lifestyle among Elderly with Cognitive Impairment
Rosalam Che Me, Venere Ferraro, Alessandro Biamonti, Ruhaizin Sulaiman, Azrol Kassim, Khairul Manami Kamarudin, Hassan Alli, Indastri Saion
Rosalam Che Me
Available Online July 2019.
- Assistive technology, activities of daily living, active lifestyle, older adults, cognitive impairment
- Advancement of technological applications in the appropriate manner could certainly be very beneficial for diverse community, regardless of age. Older adults are typically associated with the deterioration of cognitive domain which might cause them to be diagnosed with the neurodegenerative diseases. Although there is no evident cure for these diseases, but its progressions can be delayed by maintaining an active lifestyle. This paper attempts to review and summarize recent research and developments of the potential use of technology as an aid or tool to encourage elderly with the cognitive impairment to live an independent active lifestyle. The retained performance of Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) is the key to an active lifestyle among elderly. The paper concludes with a brief discussion on the significant of technological application in assisting the elderly mainly with cognitive impairment to perform ADLs, as well as maintaining the good quality of life
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TY - CONF AU - Rosalam Che Me AU - Venere Ferraro AU - Alessandro Biamonti AU - Ruhaizin Sulaiman AU - Azrol Kassim AU - Khairul Manami Kamarudin AU - Hassan Alli AU - Indastri Saion PY - 2019/07 DA - 2019/07 TI - Assistive Technology to Promote Active Lifestyle among Elderly with Cognitive Impairment BT - 5th Bandung Creative Movement International Conference on Creative Industries 2018 (5th BCM 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://www.atlantis-press.com/article/125910969 ID - CheMe2019/07 ER -