Independent Ageing

Independent ageing-within connected health this entails the use of programmes and services to enable people to live at home remaining independent as long as possible. It includes the use of assistive technologies including communications, health and wellness monitoring, home safety and security devices. More than three quarters of adults between the ages of 50 and 64 have reported they would prefer to stay in their current residence as they age; connected health research can establish ways and means of doing so.

Galway Connected Health

Connected Health is the utilisation of connecting technologies (communication systems-broadband, wireless, mobile phone, fixed phone lines) and medical devices for healthcare applications with the relevant caregiver network. It is the use of messaging and monitoring technologies to promote health and self-management.