Ir. R.J.L. Boumans is working as a researcher at both the Interactive Intelligence group at the Delft University of Technology and the Geriatrics department at the Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc). The target of his research is the design of an intelligent agent which effectively improves the functional performance and wellbeing for hospitalized seniors. Related to his research is the activation of hospitalized seniors or seniors in a nursing home using music.