Wireless Sensor Network For Lonely Elderly People Wellness
Wireless sensor network based home monitoring system for elderly activity behavior involves functional
assessment of daily activities. Here we estimate the wellbeing condition of elders based on usage of household appliances
connected to various sensing units. This paper describes monitoring of elder person’s activities and gives their wellness at
any time in home with the use of wireless sensor network. The developed system defines new wellness functions to
determine the status of elderly on performing essential daily activities. The developed system was tested at the homes of
elderly person living alone and the results are encouraging in determining wellness of the elderly.
Keywords- Wellness, Home Monitoring, Elder Care, Activities of Daily Living, Wireless Sensor Network.