The Longevity

News: Smart Aging

GM Surges in Race for Self-Driving Car with Strobe, Inc. Acquisition

Though it’s rarely the focus of attention, self-driving cars have the ability to revolutionize what it means to age-in-place for […]

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Building an Alexa Skill? These Guys Have a Way for You to Test It

Meet Pulse Labs, one of nine companies selected for the inaugural Alexa Accelerator cohort, run in partnership with Techstars. Pulse […]

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Entrepreneur of the week: Hyungsoo Kim, Eone

The Bradley timepiece is Eone‘s first device on the market. Based on principles of inclusive design, it aims to be both […]

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Two Ways Tech Can Extend the ‘Healthspan’ of Older Adults

This week, Joseph C. Kvedar, MD offered MobiHealthNews a sneak peek of two fundamental concepts he discusses in his new book, […]

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Sensoria, Genesis Rehab Services Partner on Smart Socks & Fall Prevention for Elderly

The annual Health 2.0 conference is always a big one for announcing new healthcare partnerships, and during last week’s 11th […]

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A Q&A with Reflexion Health’s CEO on the Power of Motion-Tracking Sensors

Reflexion Health was early to the virtual rehabilitation market. In 2016, they were awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) […]

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Survey: 77% of Medicare Members Have Used Digital Health Tools

Ever heard that older adults are unwilling to adopt technology? A new survey by Healthmine on the use of digital […]

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Reinventing the 9-1-1 Experience for the Elderly: Call9 Raises a $24M Series B

The problem Brooklyn-based Call9 set out to solve was two-fold. The first is more well-known: seniors—particularly those who live in […]

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Aifloo Raises $6M for its Wristband Designed for the Aged

The assumption is far too often that wearables are primarily for the young. This week, Swedish company Aifloo, announced a […]

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An Inside Look at the Aetna & Apple Meeting

Apple is conducting research with the help of health insurance giant Aetna to see if the Apple Watch can be […]

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