Ambient Assisted Living comprises combinations of technologies and services supporting people’s everyday activities in an unobtrusive fashion according to the particular situation. There are many different types of solutions on the market making the field complex and unmanageable. For this reason guidance is needed to understand the different approaches. This VDE application guide provides a classification of the various technology applications in the AAL environment which are linked with services and serves to improve the understanding between technically-skilled and non technically-skilled service providers.