Use of Handheld Technology Older Adult Caregivers as Part of a Virtual Support Network Advisor: Yao Jen Chang Student: Yen...
Outline <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Related research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Family Portrait </li></ul></...
Introduction <ul><li>80% of older adult who used assistive technology were able to reduce their dependence on others </li>...
Digital Family Portrait <ul><li>Sensors to gather data about the adult’s health , relationships , and activities </li></ul...
CareNet Display <ul><li>Touch screen capability providing detailed information associated with an icon </li></ul><ul><li>S...
Buddy Coordinated Healthcare System(BCHS)
Virtual network of support <ul><li>PocketPC Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Database Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Communicati...
Older adult profile <ul><li>Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing </li></ul><ul><li>Cognition </li></ul><ul><li>Other psycholog...
User interface design of a pocketPC <ul><li>Landscape mode </li></ul><ul><li>Button lists </li></ul><ul><li>Finger taps </...
Prototype Main Menu in 12 Point Font Landscape Mode in 12 Point Font Behavior List Item in 12 Point Font Keyboard for Data...
Continue Options Menu in 14 Point Font A Morning Checklist in 16 Point Font The Quick Timers in 16 Point Font Size
User requements <ul><li>Quick timers </li></ul><ul><li>Generic caregives checklists </li></ul><ul><li>Games </li></ul><ul>...
Potential barriers to overcome <ul><li>Hardware button location </li></ul><ul><li>Screen smudges </li></ul><ul><li>Battery...
Conclusion <ul><li>Older adult have an unprecedented opportunity through virtual connections with family and friends </li>...
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[Paper]Use of Handheld Technology by Older Adult Caregivers as Part of a Virtual Support Network

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[Paper]Use of Handheld Technology by Older Adult Caregivers as Part of a Virtual Support Network

  1. 1. Use of Handheld Technology Older Adult Caregivers as Part of a Virtual Support Network Advisor: Yao Jen Chang Student: Yen Yin Chu
  2. 2. Outline <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Related research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Family Portrait </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CareNet Display </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Virtual network of support </li></ul><ul><li>Older adult </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Profile,Interface design of a pocketPC,Requrments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Potential barriers to overcome </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>80% of older adult who used assistive technology were able to reduce their dependence on others </li></ul><ul><li>Assistive technologies support aging adult ,family and friend caregivers </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce caregivers stress and help them provide care more easily and safyly </li></ul>
  4. 4. Digital Family Portrait <ul><li>Sensors to gather data about the adult’s health , relationships , and activities </li></ul><ul><li>Information would be shared in the distance relative’s home </li></ul>
  5. 5. CareNet Display <ul><li>Touch screen capability providing detailed information associated with an icon </li></ul><ul><li>Share of data about other members in the support network </li></ul>
  6. 6. Buddy Coordinated Healthcare System(BCHS)
  7. 7. Virtual network of support <ul><li>PocketPC Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Database Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Communication Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Web Technology </li></ul>
  8. 8. Older adult profile <ul><li>Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing </li></ul><ul><li>Cognition </li></ul><ul><li>Other psychological factors </li></ul><ul><li>Motor skills </li></ul><ul><li>Technology skills </li></ul>
  9. 9. User interface design of a pocketPC <ul><li>Landscape mode </li></ul><ul><li>Button lists </li></ul><ul><li>Finger taps </li></ul><ul><li>Help </li></ul><ul><li>Customized keyboard </li></ul><ul><li>Font resizing </li></ul><ul><li>Multimodal support </li></ul><ul><li>Generic and personal checklist </li></ul>
  10. 10. Prototype Main Menu in 12 Point Font Landscape Mode in 12 Point Font Behavior List Item in 12 Point Font Keyboard for Data Entry via finger Taps
  11. 11. Continue Options Menu in 14 Point Font A Morning Checklist in 16 Point Font The Quick Timers in 16 Point Font Size
  12. 12. User requements <ul><li>Quick timers </li></ul><ul><li>Generic caregives checklists </li></ul><ul><li>Games </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual support group </li></ul>
  13. 13. Potential barriers to overcome <ul><li>Hardware button location </li></ul><ul><li>Screen smudges </li></ul><ul><li>Battery life </li></ul><ul><li>Utility and long-term use </li></ul>
  14. 14. Conclusion <ul><li>Older adult have an unprecedented opportunity through virtual connections with family and friends </li></ul><ul><li>Promote social interaction and medication management for both the aging caregiver and his or her loved one </li></ul>

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