Which of these fields of Active and Healthy Ageing are addressed by your initiative?
Health literacy and patient empowerment, Personalized health management, Prevention and early diagnosis of functional and cognitive decline, Integrated care for chronic conditions, Assisted daily living, Independent living solutions, Social inclusion (intergenerational practice, work and volunteering), Age friendly buildings, environments, and communities.
If none of the above, answer here:
Please describe if and how your stakeholders (cooperation partners, funders, users, etc.) have been participating in defining the problem and developing the solution.
The following stakeholders have been involved:
Funder: RAY, the Association of Slot Machines, administer under the Finnish Ministery of Social and Health Affairs
IT3, a project helping third sectors organisations' members with solving IT problems (Finnish Swedish Youth Organisation).
The Central Union for the Welfare of the Aged, who also has an equivalent project for seniors for older people in Finnish called Käkäte-project (http://www.ikateknologia.fi/en/), User Centered Technology for Elderly People and Care Givers, to 2014
The Swedish Study Centre (SSC) and the Finnish Adult Education Organization and InkluderaFlera.
The Organisation of Pensioners Associations in Finland (EETU), which consists of Eläkeliitto, Eläkeläiset, The Central Association of Finnish Pensioners (EKL) (Eläkkeensaajien keskusliitto), Kansallinen Senioriliitto, The Union of the Christian Pensioners (Kristillinen Eläkeliitto).
The City of Helsinki has a project with IT for older citizens
The Ministry of Social and Health Affairs together with the Ministry of Employment and the Economy has a project called Palveluvaaka II (Service Scale II)
Åbo Akademi University
Has your solution been tested in trials, experimentations, or pilot projects? If yes, please describe the process and outcome.
RAY, the Association of Slot Automats, has granted funding for the project IT for Seniors for the years 2010-2011, and renewed the funding 2012-2014 for the same project.
What barriers might hinder the success of your initiative? How do you plan to overcome them?
If the funding stops, it will be difficult to continue with the project.
We apply for funding for the project.