The Research of Internet-Based Health Management for the Elderly
Science Discovery
Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2016, Pages: 220-225
Received: Jul. 19, 2016; Published: Jul. 20, 2016
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Authors
Kaijun Zhang, College of Marketing, Nanjing University of Finances and Economics, Nanjing, China
Weidong He, College of Marketing, Nanjing University of Finances and Economics, Nanjing, China
Jiayu Zhou, College of Marketing, Nanjing University of Finances and Economics, Nanjing, China
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Abstract
At present, China has fully entered the aging society, which brings severe challenges to the development of China's economic and the management of policy. As the health management of elderly relate to every family, a questionnaire survey was carried out from the health issues of elderly which was concerned by the society. The survey conclude the number of homes for the elderly, the number of senior citizens who suffering from chronic diseases, the type of diseases, people's understanding of the disease and diet control, food service demand and so on. The questionnaires were sent by internet, and finally got the data for statistical analysis. The results show that most families have 1-4 elderly, chronic age-related diseases such as hyperglycemia, hypertension, hyperlipemia, heart disease and other diseases which are confusing and affecting the lives of every family. For this reason the elderly group shows a great demand for healthy catering. The essay which combines with the survey results and current research of the Internet will analyze and discuss a feasible approach to solve the problem in elderly health management. While the solution of connecting Internet with health management meets the needs of society, it also has a great developing potential, and even high feasibility and operability when it comes into operation.
Keywords
Current Situation of Aging, Health Management System, Diet, Development of Internet, Wearable Devices
To cite this article
Kaijun Zhang, Weidong He, Jiayu Zhou, The Research of Internet-Based Health Management for the Elderly, Science Discovery. Vol. 4, No. 4, 2016, pp. 220-225. doi: 10.11648/j.sd.20160404.13
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