Existing flexible ICT solutions could assist elderly users with cognitive impairment in organising, carrying out and completing everyday tasks and constitute essential factors for continuing to be and A1:K20 independent. IN LIFE will offer all-around, personalised, multi-faceted existing ICT solutions and services addressing diverse daily activities (eating, physical activity, commuting, mental stimulation, communication, social interaction, etc.) to users with cognitive impairment living in their own home or in sheltered homes, as well as to their formal and informal carers.
Nerea Galdona has her doctorate in Psychology from the University of the Basque Country (2011). Licentiate in Psychology, Master's in Psychosocial Intervention in Psychosocial Gerontology (2002) and Master's in Social Technology from the University of the Basque Country (2006).
His research focuses on the study of the emotional experiences and regulation and its influence on Subjective Wellbeing and Quality of Life throughout the life cycle, with special attention to ageing and the elderly. She also participates in several research projects related to the promotion of successful ageing and the prevention of frailty.
Her research has won awards on numerous occasions, including in 2005, with the Caja Madrid Research Award for the "Donostia Longitudinal Study on Alzheimer's disease: Efficacy of non-pharmacological therapies," in 2007 with the Fundación Colegio Huérfanos de Hacienda [Orphans College of Finance Foundation] (CHH) Research Prize for "Severe cognitive impairment: The forgotten” and in 2008 with the Infanta Cristina Award for “Subjective Dimensions of Ageing.”