It’s not often I use the ‘e’ word about a product, as you may have noticed, but I think it may be justified in this case. Sentinel Healthcare Solutions launched a new product and associated system called MyAmego in the… Read moreMyAmego: Exciting new telecare for people with dementia
The Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) describes itself as “leading the charge to expedite the development, evaluation and adoption of emerging technologies that will transform the aging experience.” CAST has four focus areas: driving a global vision of how… Read moreCenter for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) videos
These Home Telehealth Clinical Guidelines were adopted by the American Telemedicine Association in 2002. I thought I’d re-publicise them in the light of the Telecare Aware Terminology Campaign. Can you spot the difference between 1.1 Home Telehealth and 1.3 Telemonitoring?… Read moreHome Telehealth Guidelines (US)
The US Home Safety Council has welcomed the enactment of the Safety of Seniors Act. Each year, one in three Americans aged 65 and older falls and about 30 percent of those who fall require medical treatment. According to the… Read morePresident Bush signs Elder Falls Bill into law
Apart from the ‘MyAmego’ item it is a slow news week so I have a chance to ask you something about Telecare Aware. I’ve always set links so that when you click on them they open in a new browser… Read moreA question for you…
This article in the UK’s Daily Mail newspaper, the full title of which is The iPad: A highly technological granny flat for your digital old age doesn’t quite get it right. It implies that 2028 and 2048 are dates by… Read moreThe iPad
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I wasn’t able to get to Med-e-Tel this year, but health informatics blogger Scott did and blogged about it over the days. This link gives you all his posts. Read up from the bottom.
By 2050, 33 percent of Taiwan’s population will be over 65, said Council for Economic Planning and Development Minister Ho Mei-yueh. “It is not only a serious problem but also a great business opportunity.” She noted that if Taiwan can… Read moreTelecare solution to Taiwan's aging society: health minister
Speaking after addressing a conference organised by the service, Telecare expert Dr Kevin Doughty of the University of York said: “The enthusiasm and energy of the Telecare team in Newcastle is contagious – no wonder they have succeeded in developing… Read moreLeading Telecare expert praises Your Homes Newcastle's alarm service (UK)