Essays about: "Elderly People"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 170 essays containing the words Elderly People.

  1. 1. Medicine calendar : A Design Solution to Help the Chinese Elderly Improve Their Experience of Taking Medicine

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för design (DE)

    Author : xueyi yu; [2019]
    Keywords : Elderly people; Medicine; Sustainability; Calendar; Design;

    Abstract : Population aging is occurring all over the world as fertility declines and life expectancy rises.China, as the developing country with the largest population, is also experiencing thisphenomenon. However, the pension insurance system and health care system for theelderly has not been developed well enough. READ MORE


    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Industridesign

    Author : PABLO CALVIN LINARES; [2019]
    Keywords : Lifting seat; Locking mechanism; Plastic sheet; Democratic design; Product development; Industrial design; Product design; Ergonomics;

    Abstract : This project consists of the design of a concept for a portable assistive seat in collaboration with IKEA. The aim of the project is to create a solution that fits within the Omtänksam family of products and shares the company’s values of what is so-called Democratic Design: Form - Quality - Low Price - Function – Sustainability The Omtänksam Family is focused on products that can help the elderly to have a more comfortable life while blending with the home environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fall detection bracelet with an accelerometer and cellular connectivity

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Signaler och System

    Author : Ola Hammarstedt; [2019]
    Keywords : Fall detection; Accelerometer; ADXL345;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at developing a prototype for a fall detection bracelet that can connect to the cellular network. The bracelet consists of a processing unit, three sensors, a LTE USB modem and a powerbank. The prototype is aimed at elderly people since up to one out of three over the age of 65-years-old fall each year. READ MORE

  4. 4. Anpassning av utemiljöer för äldre på särskilt boende : en studie med utgångspunkt från Trosagårdens äldreboende

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Karolina Östberg; [2019]
    Keywords : behov; särskilt boende; utemiljö; vårdpersonal; äldre;

    Abstract : Andelen gamla i Sverige ökar och befolkningen blir samtidigt allt äldre. Fler hamnar på särskilda boenden. Men bara för att personer blir gamla förlorar de inte de grundläggande behov alla människor har av utevistelse och naturnära upplevelser. Detta innebär att stora krav ställs på planeringen av utemiljöer för äldre. READ MORE

  5. 5. The declining significance of seagrass-associated invertebrate gleaning for providing food security in Kaole, Tanzania

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Johanna Lauritsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; food security; seagrass; small-scale fishery; invertebrates; Tanzania;

    Abstract : This thesis applies the food security concept to assess the significance of seagrass-associated invertebrate gleaning for providing food security in Kaole, Tanzania. It assesses the availability, accessibility, utilisation and stability over time of this food source. To explore this, a multi-strategy research design was used. READ MORE