News - 27 Feb 2011
As a part of a growing effort to improve care of the old in a nation whose population is aging faster than anywhere else, Japan's top telecoms company is developing a simple wristwatch-like device to...
News - 16 Jun 2012
Health issues affect many people as they age requiring them to move into assisted-care facilities where they are monitored by heath care professionals.
Researchers from the University of Missouri...
News - 8 Dec 2015
Finding ways to help older adults “age in place” has been a focus of researchers at the University of Missouri for more than a decade. Now, a new study shows their work at TigerPlace, an...
News - 10 May 2010
A novel wireless home monitoring solution known as ‘BeClose’ provides assistance to caregivers to balance the requirements of ageing parents, either nearby or far away.
According to research...
News - 29 Aug 2016
Each year, millions of people—especially those 65 and older—fall. Such falls can be serious, leading to broken bones, head injuries, hospitalizations or even death. Now, researchers from...
News - 19 Nov 2014
MOCACARE today unveiled a Kickstarter campaign to fund its initial production run of MOCAheart, a portable health tracker designed for checking heart and blood health anytime, anywhere. This...
News - 5 Mar 2013
Up until now, an elderly person suffering from a fall or heart attack could use a device around his neck to send for assistance – if he happened to be at home.
AT&T* is working to overcome this...
News - 7 Oct 2015
A recent cartoon in the New Yorker magazine depicts a human resource manager behind a desk, holding up a form and emphatically telling the person in front of him, “You can’t list your...
News - 4 Feb 2014
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Sensors for Home Healthcare Applications: Market & Technology Analysis" report to their offering.
Sensors for home care...
News - 19 Nov 2012
Joe Kiani, founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Massimo Corporation, has been named the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Life Sciences Award Winner. The Ernst & Young...