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Perspectivas de los socios

A comparison of telehealth in the United States and Spain

Telemedicine has shown tremendous growth around the world recently, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only spurred an increase in the number of people who utilise telehealth services.

What does my day look like? A dementia perspective

We dedicate this text to those who want to learn more about how this occurs, and the support mechanisms that might stall this process and mitigate the negative consequences of the tendency toward inactivity.

As Europe goes grey, assisted living will redefine old age

Europe is ageing. People are living longer; fertility rates are falling; and in some cases, inflows of retirees have altered countries’ demographics dramatically.

Automatic fall detection of patients with chronic diseases using the TeNDER Health Tracking (HeTra) system

Here, we will focus on the specific ICT-based interventions designed to detect falls. The TeNDER system uses devices equipped with sensors to monitor and support the physical status of older adults.

TeNDER and the Quality of Life of people with chronic diseases

Quality of Life (QoL) is an important concept widely used in medicine, sociology, and psychology. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines QoL as an “individual’s perception of his or her position in life in the context of the culture and value system where they live, and in relation to their goals, expectations, standards and concerns’’[1].

Taking it one step further – Empowering people with technology-based systems

We’ve all been there, when feeling sick the highest aim is to get well again, preferably as soon as possible.