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In-Belt “Airbag” Confronts Fall-Related Injuries

Fall-prevention startup ActiveProtective has recently announced a $4.6 million funding round, bringing the company’s total funding to $10 million. The […]

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Cox Designs Smart Home For Seniors

A new smart home designed by Cox Communications uses technology to address many of the challenges faced by older Americans […]

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Catalia Brings in Additional $4 Million in Pre-Series A Funding

Catalia Health, developers of healthcare companion robot Mabu, announced an additional pre-Series A seed funding round bringing in $4 million, […]

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Housing That Lessens Loneliness

The headlines are roaring with research about the impact of social isolation and loneliness on older adults. Studies show that […]

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Entrepreneur of the Week: John Robertson, HomeEXCEPT

Through the sole use of temperature, HomeEXCEPT home sensors provide a non-intrusive way to monitor the activities of a loved […]

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Huawei, Samsung Add Functionality for Seniors to Smartwatches

As more and more smartwatch makers broaden their health and wellness applications beyond merely fitness tracking, they are increasingly turning […]

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The 2017 $50K Aging in Place Challenge Launched by AARP, Rock Health

Calling all entrepreneurs tackling ways to help our aging demographic age-in-place: applications are open for the AARP – Rock Health […]

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Smartphones Can Now Be “Portable Lab” for Bodily Fluids

A new technology developed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign essentially turns a smartphone into a high-performance […]

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Housing App Nesterly Will Match Boomer Homeowners with Millennial Renters

After winning several tech competitions earlier this year, Nesterly seems well positioned to capture an emerging housing trend: millennials renting […]

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Aging in Place Can Flourish Using Technologies Designed for the Young…Once We Decide Who Pays

Much of the technology that can improve the last stage of life already exists, but the uncertainty over funding discourages […]

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