What can design do to help elderly people stay longer in their familiar environment?
EOOS care is a research project funded by aws impulse XS of BMDW operated by aws.
In a multidisciplinary team EOOS tries to find solutions to support elderly and other people to stay longer in their familiar environment, instead of moving to a care facility. The focus of the design interventions is on transition and mobility in- and outside the house.
In so called social labs an innovative co-design environment is used to generate new ideas for assistance- and service products situated in EOOS existing field of work, furniture and product design. The implementation of digital technologies into the field of medical and health care could foster new design innovations.