Leader: Jean Petermans Co-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)
15th EuGMS Congress Krakow 25-27 September 2019