Fall detection and prevention among elderly persons using wearable technologies.
2020-02-14T06:40:56Z (GMT) by
Falling down is prevalent among elderly persons resulting to to injuries, disability and even death. United Nations predicts a double increase in population of persons aged 65 and above by 2050 hence a need to research on methods for detecting and preventing falls from occurring.
This paper presents a theoretical proposal on detecting and preventing a fall using RFID and wearable technologies.