Assisted Living System: A Review of 25 Years of Research

Assisted Living System: A Review of 25 Years of Research

© 2022 by IJETT Journal
Volume-70 Issue-6
Year of Publication : 2022
Authors : Gaikwad Sudhir U, Solanke Anjali, Shilaskar Swati, Shripad Bhatlawande
DOI : 10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V70I6P233

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Gaikwad Sudhir U, Solanke Anjali, Shilaskar Swati, Shripad Bhatlawande, "Assisted Living System: A Review of 25 Years of Research," International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, vol. 70, no. 6, pp. 317-330, 2022. Crossref,

Increased population and globalization cause humankind to search for worldwide job opportunities and better areas to live in, leading to the change in family structures. This change in the family system increases the loneliness of older adults. There are significant demographic changes across India and the World. According to the Indian population census-2011, the aging population in India is projected to rise to 19 % in 2050. A demographic survey by the World Health Organization also projects an increasing world elderly population of up to 2.1 billion in 2050. In the upcoming days, the aging population and their healthcare system implementation will be a major challenge. To face this challenge, the assisted living system (ALS) will be helpful. ALS comprises different technologies and methodologies. These methodologies and technologies aim to create an ingenious environment for incapacitated and aged people. This paper reviews significant research on ALS in the last 25 years. The authors found more than 600 IEEE research papers on ALS. Studying these papers author discusses ALS, ALS types and techniques, and existing work on ALS in the last 25 years. This paper will be useful to know the opportunities and scope for further research in ALS.

Assisted Living System, Activity recognition, Computer vision, Context awareness, Wearable sensors.

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