Things to Consider When Choosing a Medical Alert System

May 28, 2018

  Safety is a major concern in the old age, and there are many ways we can work to ensure our safety or that of our senior loved ones. These ways may include keeping in touch with friends in relatives on a regular basis, leading a more active and healthy lifestyle to prevent or defer […]

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Smart Homes for Seniors: Latest Trends

April 4, 2018

  We are on the verge of a senior-related tech revolution, as more and more innovations target the growing senior population. Senior home alert systems have long been around and have saved many lives. Recently, a different, far more comprehensive type of approach towards senior safety at home has taken root and is being rapidly […]

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AI + Consumer Wearables + Atrial Fibrillation = Another Medical Breakthrough

March 30, 2018

  While the non-stop discussions regarding the future of AI and humanity have not come to any conclusions, AI is steadily making its way into various spheres of life. One of such spheres is medicine, where it has already been labeled ‘the stethoscope of the 21st century’. For starters, let’s remember that the original stethoscope […]

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Life Extension Treatments: New Frontiers

February 28, 2018

  Life extension is a hot trend of the last years, and it is getting hotter by the minute. Not that it wasn’t of great interest throughout history, but the contemporary era of technological and scientific breakthroughs instills great hope that current research will be more successful than the search for the philosopher’s stone. There […]

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Online Dating and Seniors – a Perfect Match

February 23, 2018

  Not only are they growing increasingly more active in all spheres of life, including, sports, business and traveling, they are also the fastest growing segment of the booming online dating community! Seniors are delving into adventure as the active period of life in developed countries is increased by as much as two decades. Life […]

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New Horizons in Hip Fracture Prevention – the Hip’Air Airbag Belt

February 2, 2018

  Hip fractures are a notorious problem for the elderly. Nine in ten hip fractures occur in people over 60. In fact, for every five years after the age of fifty the number of hip fractures doubles, leading to a number of negative consequences that linger for much longer than the fractures themselves take to […]

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10 Most Promising Medical Innovations

January 30, 2018

  We live at a time when every day brings breakthrough inventions in all areas of life, and medicine is no exception. The Cleveland Clinic Innovations (CCI), founded in 2001, is one of the places where medical innovations are born and subsequently deployed to the world to help patients on a mass scale. The annual […]

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Innovations for Seniors – a Segment Set to Grow Explosively in the Upcoming Years

January 28, 2018

  About to double in another thirty years, the number of adults 65 and older will constitute a huge segment of the US demographics. It is, in fact, the largest segment of this age ever, so it’s only natural that many industries are focusing on their needs and looking into the future seniors as a […]

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Empathy Promotion via Virtual Reality? Perfect for a Geriatric Care Provider

January 25, 2018

  As the world population grows older, especially in the developed countries, the attitudes towards aging, the range and type of services required for this demographic segment and the very concept of the aging process are all shifting dramatically as we speak. The older one gets, the greater is the part played by health care […]

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Medical Alert Systems – a Market on the Rise

January 12, 2018

  The medical alert device industry is an actively expanding one. The number of seniors, especially in developed countries, is increasing notably every year as the baby boomers are retiring. It’s a sizable generation, with its youngest members set to retire in 2029, and in another 20 years the 85+ population group is estimated at […]

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