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KRISTINA at the Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics in Stuttgart

Aug. 20, 2016, noon

Last week the German-speaking Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics took place in Stuttgart (7th- 10th of September 2016). The interdisciplinary congress is a forum for physicians, nurses, sociologists and psychologists to meet and discuss health related quality of life and functionality in elderly people.

A main topic was elderly people and ICT: In what waycan assistive technologies improve the everyday lives of older people?Jutta Mohr (EKUT) presented KRISTINA in a session on assistive technologies in a home setting.The focus was on the main activities covered by the user partners EKUT, DRK and semFYC.


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