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The Right To Remote Care Through Concept Human Rights In Old Age

Suzanna Me┼żnarec Novosel
Alma Mater Europaea - ECM
Slovenia

A larger number of older people in a long-lived society also means greater care and responsibility of society for how to take care of them. We must be guided by the common European values of human dignity, equality and respect for human rights in developing a structure of social care and support appropriate to the 21st century. Knowledge of the rights of the elderly is one of the positive ideas about age and aging, and these are necessary for the formation of intergenerational coexistence and for strengthening solidarity and self-responsibility. Europe's efforts to enable as many older people as possible to stay at home for as long as possible require also provide decent financial security for this population. The latter is a condition for the free decision of the elderly about the place of residence in the autumn of their lives. Through the rights of the elderly, the article also presents the gaps between the awareness that the integration of information technology into home and community care can increase the social inclusion of the elderly and significantly improve their control over life, sense of security and independence on the one hand. On the other hand, projects funded by national policy and European funds point out that in addition to the rapid development of technology, which is difficult for older people to follow, the fact that they often do not know their rights or do not know who to turn to after the national shift in Slovenia in the direction of mass introduction of IC technologies in communities where the elderly live.

 

 


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