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The Israeli Center for
Assistive Technology and Aging

  • GeronTech promotes independent aging through technology

    Vision

    GeronTech's goal is an inclusive and equitable society in which all older citizens are provided the technological means to achieve maximum autonomy, mobility, security, and social participation.

     
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  • GeronTech promotes independent aging through technology

    Mission

    GeronTech's mission is to facilitate aging-in-place solutions for efficient and effective care through the development of technological systems and services designed to maximally empower older adults and promote their independent living.

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  • GeronTech promotes independent aging through technology

    Innovation

    GeronTech follows a multidisciplinary scientific and engineering methodology to innovate, develop, and validate technology-based independence solutions for older people. Results are underpinned by grounded theory and evidence-based best practice.

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  • GeronTech promotes independent aging through technology

    Knowledge & Expertise

    GeronTech creates and disseminates knowledge and knowhow concerning technology in the service of older people. We also provide expert consulting and advisory support to government, institutional, and commercial actors engaged in the gerontechnology domain.

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  • GeronTech promotes independent aging through technology

    Outreach

    Promoting awareness of the demographic imperative to harness technology for empowering elders and create educational partnerships to train engineers and scientists in gerontechnology theory and practice.

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News

GeronTech featured in Physics World Magazine

The April issue of the Physics World magazine, published by the UK Institute of Physics, featured GeronTech in its monthly "working in physics" column. In the article, titled "Serving an ageing population", GeronTech Executive Director, Lawrence Normie,…

GeronTech Relocates to Neuroscience Research Center

GeronTech's offices and laboratory relocated at the end of 2013 to new premises located in the psychogeriatric wing of Sarah Herzog "Ezrat Nashim" Hospital in Jerusalem. The move is the result of a collaboration between GeronTech and the hospital's new center…

Projects

Project on Optimization of AT Commercialization

Formal Methods for Optimizing Assistive Technology Uptake Strategies to mitigate obstacles to commercial introduction and user uptake of advanced new assistive technologies A generally accepted premise is that a fundamental disparity prevails between the…

Fall Prevention Project

Technological Interventions for Fall Detection, Prediction, and Prevention In developed countries, like the US, falls are the main cause of morbidity and mortality for people over 65. The risk of falling increases with the age. According to recent WHO…

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