Active Older Adults @ Workplace

It's known that senior adults are more susceptible to physical strain, mental stress and fatigue. However, they are usually very skilled, and have an invaluable knowledge that was gathered over the years. Active@Work project aims at providing the means to keep senior workers from the service sector active, adjusting their role to their actual physical capabilities and health state, increasing their possibilities to play an active role in the society, as the same time that will make them feel useful and capable to carry out their work.

The project will result in a Virtual Assistant tool able to assist adult workers at continue executing their daily work allowing continue active despite their age. The solution will also provide support for the worker to easily interact with new solutions or technologies, and also to engage in new activities, where his knowledge and experience will be an important asset.

It will be a multi-modal solution, capable at interact with the end-user in a natural and personalized way. It will assist the user at accomplishing his/her work without compromising health and preventing any other risk derived from fatigue or stress at work. One of the main characteristics of the solution will be the capability to actively intervene, in response to identified potential health threats that could lead to the decrease in the workers attention or productivity.

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Funding Agencies

The project Active@Work nº AAL-2013-6-140 has received funding from AAL JP, co-funded by the European Commission and National Funding Authorities: Ministerio de industria, energía y Turismo of Spain (Minetur); FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia in Portugal, Government agency for Innovation by Science and Technology of Belgium (IWT); and State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) of Switzerland.

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