A Novel Model for Improving the Social Healthcare of the Italian Older People. Step 1: Sample Analysis

  • Alessandra PapettiEmail author
  • Eugenia Marilungo
  • Roberto Menghi
  • Lorenzo Cavalieri
  • Sara Carbonari
  • Michele Germani
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 540)


The present research paper would propose a novel social healthcare model for Italian older people, having carried out an in-deep analysis of the current scenario. In fact, studying older people over 75 who live in the inner areas of the Marche region has allowed acquiring the knowledge of their main needs and characteristics. This paper aims to study such the sample considering that nowadays the society trend is characterized by an increasing number of older people in comparison with previous decades. Then, the improvement of the current social healthcare model becomes an important challenge, trying to support older people in being more autonomous and less isolated, escaping from the potential related depression. According to the survey results, the services that a novel social healthcare model should provide are suggested.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alessandra Papetti
    • 1
    Email author
  • Eugenia Marilungo
    • 1
  • Roberto Menghi
    • 1
  • Lorenzo Cavalieri
    • 1
  • Sara Carbonari
    • 1
  • Michele Germani
    • 1
  1. 1.Università Politecnica delle MarcheAnconaItaly

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