Date Hour Room Track
11th March,2024 Track 5

Mental health is an essential component of healthy ageing, and harnessing the power of technology is increasingly vital in addressing the unique challenges faced by older adults. While independence is important, isolation is something to watch out for. Maintaining the right balance between the different variables in the lives of older people is essential to their mental health. What are some technological innovations dedicated to address social isolation and did they prove effective in improving social connections? What kind of platforms around mental health exist to facilitate support and communication with professionals? How to involve professionals as well as care givers or family members? What are the solutions offered by virtual and augmented reality? How to manage privacy and data security in the development and application of these technological solutions?

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