Technology for care networks of elders

  • Consolvo S
  • Roessler P
  • Shelton B
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Abstract

Computer-supported coordinated care uses technology to aid the network of people who support an elder living at home. CSCC supports improved communication among individuals and a balanced distribution of responsibilities to allow the elder to live at home despite increasing care needs. The problem of coordinating the care of elders living at home hasn't been well defined or explored. We focus on using technology to aid the elder's entire support network. To distinguish this space from the broader research issues of computer-supported cooperative work, we call it computer-supported coordinated care and propose that it is a meaningful focus for the pervasive computing, CSCW, and human-computer interaction (HCI) communities.

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Authors

  • Sunny Consolvo

  • Peter Roessler

  • Brett E. Shelton

  • Anthony LaMarca

  • Bill Schilit

  • Sara Bly

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