Smart Care for the Elderly

Pro. Lin ZhongYan’s

Due to historical reasons and urbanization progress, China entered the aging society and the elder’s demand for medical care and health care has increasingly risen. Meanwhile, rapid development of information technology is driving the ‘Smart Care for the Elderly’ model which is based on the Internet and regards the internet of things as the medium which has gradually developed into a complete system, and a series of solutions have been formed. Future research papers should analyse with the background and definition of the study of intelligent elderly care, combed out academic studies on ‘Smart Care for the Elderly’ and applications and explore the way to build a comprehensive ‘Smart Care for the Elderly’ solution with improved functions which incorporates such key elements as information technology and social sciences, draw conclusions and recommendations.