Leader: Antoine Piau

The EUGMS Gerontechnology WG was created with the goal of promoting and fostering Gerontechnologies in healthcare for older people.

Technologies for aging (gerontechnologies)

Relevance for the purposes of the EuGMS
important place taken by the technology devices in the health care system, especially in the field of functional decline and how to adapt them to the real needs of the aging population in an evolutive prospect.

N° of members: 23

Expected method of work
survey, original papers, position papers, European consortium

First expected outcome and approximate date of completion
2 publications in 2019

Way of communication among members
mail, EuGMS website, meetings face to face, sympo during congress

Planning of meetings
January 2019 meeting on a “position paper”, regularely discussions between geriatricians and technicians (face to face or skype)
Next Meeting 16th EuGMS International Congress, Athens October 7-9