• Automated Estimation of Elder Activity Levels from Anonymized Video Data 

    Harvey, Nicholas M.; Zhou, Zhongna; Keller, James M.; Rantz, Marilyn J.; He, Zhihai, 1973- (IEE, 2009-09)
    Significant declines in quality of life for elders in assisted living communities are typically triggered by health events. Given the necessary information, such events can often be predicted, and thus, be avoided or reduced ...
  • A Real-time System for In-home Activity Monitoring of Elders 

    Zhou, Zhongna; Dai, Wenqing, 1984-; Eggert, Jay; Giger, Jarod T.; Keller, James M.; Rantz, Marilyn J.; He, Zhihai, 1973- (IEEE, 2009-09)
    In this paper, we propose a real-time system for in-home activity monitoring and functional assessment for elder care. We describe the development of the whole system which could be used to assist the independent living ...
  • Technology for Successful Aging 

    Tyrer, Harry W.; Alwan, Majd; Demiris, George; He, Zhihai, 1973-; Keller, James M.; Skubic, Marge; Rantz, Marilyn J. (IEEE, 2006-08)
    With our partners at the University of Virginia we are developing a system of sensors, to monitor the activity of seniors in their residences. We measure motion, footfalls, sleep and restlessness, we have stove sensors and ...
  • TigerPlace, a State-Academic-Private Project to Revolutionize Traditional Long Term Care 

    Rantz, Marilyn J.; Porter, Rosemary T., 1944-; Cheshier, Debra; Otto, Donna; Servey, Charles H.; Johnson, Rebecca A. (Rebecca Ann); Aud, Myra A., 1947-; Skubic, Marge; Tyrer, Harry W.; He, Zhihai, 1973-; Demiris, George; Alexander, Gregory Lynn, 1961-; Taylor, Gene (Taylor & Francis, 2008)
    The Aging in Place Project at the University of Missouri (MU) required legislation in 1999 and 2001 to be fully realized. An innovative home health agency was initiated by the Sinclair School of Nursing specifically to ...
  • TigerPlace: An Innovative Educational and Research Environment 

    Rantz, Marilyn J.; Aud, Myra A., 1947-; Alexander, Gregory Lynn, 1961-; Oliver, Debra; Minner, De; Skubic, Marge; Keller, James M.; He, Zhihai, 1973-; Popescu, Mihail, 1962-; Demiris, George; Miller, Steve (AAAI, 2008-11)
    A one of a kind project based on the concept of aging in place is in progress at the University of Missouri (MU). This project required legislation in 1999 and 2001 to be fully realized. A specialized home health agency ...