More than a dozen researchers prepared electronic demonstrations
of technologies that were used for meeting caregiving needs.
on Caregiving and Technology. Resources and recent
research, consumer information, and other AARP activities
related to older adults, computers, and technology.
Ledger™ An Internet-Based caregiver support
system developed by Elder Issues.
An Internet-Based caregiver support program developed for
caregivers of adults with dementia, provides information,
education and support on demand.
on Line. A national program to simplify the Internet
for seniors with step-by-step on screen directions.
Adherence & The Caregiver. The MD.2 is a personal,
medication dispensing system that organizes, reminds, dispenses
and tracks medications, which is fully web-enabled for professionals.
Monitoring, Early Detection, Early Warning via the Internet.
This system is an unobtrusive, electronic daily living reporting
system, which gathers data on the routine activities of elders
without altering the elders' normal behavior.
Compass: Navigating Research on Health and Aging.
A new web site sponsored by the Merck Institute of Aging &
Health and the American Federation for Aging research, which
is designed to help older adults and their caregivers locate
and better understand new research on aging and health.
Website. One of the first state-specific, consumer-oriented
web sites developed in Pennsylvania by the Penn State University
Gerontology Center in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department
of Aging and the SPRY Foundation.
System for Managing Health Information. Peoplechart
is an independent service provider offering an integrated
solution for managing medical records and personal health
Chronic Conditions of the Elderly via Viterion Telehealth
Technology. Viterion telehealth vital sign technology
designed to manage congestive heart failure patients in their
Health Information on the Web Using the Internet for Older
Adult Caregiving. A hands-on guide for older adults
and caregivers and multi-media program to help caregivers
(and seniors) find and use web-based resources on health,
insurance, benefits, and senior services.
WEB PAL: Keeping Senior Living Communities Connected.
A senior friendly application designed to help residents connect
and navigate easily, plus connect to facility and amenities
through using "Seniorweb pal."
Checkup: High Tech Helps Seniors Find Benefits. NCOA
developed an Internet-based national benefits screening service
for older adults.
Mobility AIDS. Investigators at the University of
Pittsburgh and AT Sciences are collaborating on several projects
in which technology originally developed for mobile robots
is applied to rehabilitation technology for individuals with