European Projects for Older Adults Information Event held in Nicosia

On the 16th of September 2020, Materia Group, the coordinator and one of the end-user organizations of the ReMember-Me project, organized the European Projects for Older Adults Information Event. The event took place in Materia unit, in Nicosia, Cyprus. All measures for the safety of both participants and presenters were followed regarding COVID-19 policies. Visiting Physiotherapists and Psychologists attended the event in small groups. During the event, Materia Group’s research team presented their current EU research projects, engaged in discussion and answered questions on the projects. Main focus of the presentation was to explain the benefits of older adults aged 60+ participating in such projects. Specific emphasis was given on the ReMember-Me project which targets the early prevention and detection of dementia using cutting-edge technology such as social robots. The participants were actively involved in a discussion regarding possible issues that might occur during recruitment of participants, suggestions to improve products and how they could be involved in such a project through their professional roles.