Leader: Alberto Cella Tischa J.M. Van Der Cammen

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

19th EuGMS International Congress, Helsinki September 20-22 - SIG Collateral Meeting - OPEN - SEPT 20th from 09.30am to 10.30am Helsinki TIME

18th EuGMS International Congress, London September 28-30 - SIG Collateral Meeting - OPEN - SEPT 29th from 07.00am to 08.00am UK TIME

EuGMS SIG on Gerontechnology - Survey on the use of technologies in the care of the elderly following the covid pandemic

January 2019 meeting on a “position paper”, regularely discussions between geriatricians and technicians (face to face or skype)
Next Meeting 17th EuGMS International Congress, Athens October 11-13 - SIG Collateral Meeting - private meeting (SIG members only)- OCT 13th from 11.45am to 12.45pm CEST

16th EuGMS International Congress, Athens October 7-9