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          Social issues in the area of ??healthcare, energy supply, security are in the home together with the need for comfort. With the help of ICT, the house can be smarter so that older people and people with reduced mobility can live longer in their familiar environment.How it worksIn addition to testing in a living lab (an experimental garden), an online platform that connects government and citizen - both virtual ( online ) and physical ( offline ) - to support the residence of longer-term living. In addition, the citizen is involved with any volunteers and caregivers. Several organizations are involved in the trial. Together they work on a prototype for the ultimate platform. They investigate and provide experience with what is needed to allow citizens to live at home comfortably and independently for as long as possible.What it yieldsThe trial garden is linked to the so-called Smart Living promotion research at TU Delft, which addresses the needs of users. The online platform helps citizens to live independently and comfortably in their own environment for as long as possible. In addition, users can benefit from products and services in the area of ??living, care and well-being and contacting in their immediate environment.For whomElderly people and people with a restriction who want to stay home for as long as possible and their network of family members and caregivers.In addition, a so-called VIMP project (Distribution and Implementation Impulse) follows the Care @ Home project .

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          Science Impact, Ltd.
          2398-7073
          March 29 2018
          March 29 2018
          : 2018
          : 2
          : 65-67
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          10.21820/23987073.2018.2.65
          © 2018

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          Earth & Environmental sciences, Medicine, Computer science, Agriculture, Engineering

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