SHINESeniors: Personalized services for active ageing-in-place

Bai Liming, Alex Ishiwata Gavino, Pius Lee, Kim Jungyoon, Liu Na, Tan Hwee Pink Pi, Tan Hwee Xian, Tan Lee Buay, Toh Xiaoping, Alvin Valera, Elina Yu Jia, Alfred Wu, Mark S. Fox

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Abstract

Singapore faces a major challenge in providing care and support for senior citizens due to its rapidly ageing population and declining old-age support ratio. The concept of Ageing-in-Place was introduced by the Singapore government [1] to allow older people to live independently in their own homes and communities so that the need for institutionalised care will only be utilised when necessary. We have three fundamental questions that this project will answer: 1. How to make community care services effective through innovations in care delivery? How to lower the cost of service delivery and improve 2. productivity of caregivers, by leveraging information and communications technology (ICT)? 3. Can we quantify such productivity gains?

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 IEEE 1st International Smart Cities Conference, ISC2 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781467365529
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 24 Dec 2015
Externally publishedYes
Event1st IEEE International Smart Cities Conference, ISC2 2015 - Guadalajara, Mexico
Duration: 25 Oct 201528 Oct 2015

Publication series

Name2015 IEEE 1st International Smart Cities Conference, ISC2 2015

Conference

Conference1st IEEE International Smart Cities Conference, ISC2 2015
CountryMexico
CityGuadalajara
Period25/10/1528/10/15

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