COVID-19 Special Projects
The goal of the Quaranteam-19 is to help alleviate loneliness that has stemmed from COVID-19 in the general public. This goal warrants the implementation of a publicly accessible online platform that connects people and allows users to learn something new. To this end, our online platform users will be able to watch videos or live streams of various activities, and upload videos, as well as and chat with friends and family. Quaranteam-19 ultimately intends to help users overcome isolation during quarantine while social distancing.
“The Cove” is a website dedicated to alleviate loneliness. It is a unique platform that helps connect individuals of all ages that may feel isolated. The website follows the user’s creating an account and choosing their likes and interests. The user can connect with friends and family, and create events doing various activities. The user is also given the choice of a myriad of activities to watch and learn from through events they can save on their Calendar page. The website is intended for all age groups and can, therefore, be personalised as well as provide privacy control to the users. “The Cove” aims to cultivate a fun, interactive, and social networking website experience, to be made publicly available on personal devices.
“Howzit Going” will be an app that works as a social media healthcare app for
friends and family. Facebook has a one-time feature for this to post on user’s new feeds, but there is no way to do continuous updates easily. “Howzit Going” will allow users to be able to connect regularly with friends and family and get self reported updates from family members who have fallen ill during the pandemic. Our final problem statement states: Family members need efficient and easy ways to communicate their wellbeing to each other so that concern and anxiety can be reduced.
Social interactions play a crucial role in the mental health of seniors. Under social isolation it is difficult and
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