Article in the Los Angeles Times highlights that the profound challenge of an ageing population is going to hit China hard owing to the one-child rule imposed 30 years ago. “The problem is the age wave is coming while China… Read moreChina's elderly will overwhelm the nation
Ashford-based Red Alert Telecare is helping to raise awareness of the life-saving potential of telecare amongst the general public by winning another mainstream business award…The company, which was named Most Promising New Business by its local chamber of commerce earlier… Read moreRed Alert raises public awareness of telecare (UK)
According to the DH web page, “In response to an emerging need from the health technology and bioscience industry support organisations, the Department for Business (BERR) and the Department of Health (DH) commissioned a feasibility study in June 2008 on… Read moreBioscience and Health Technology Database (UK)
Terrible headline, but reasonable article from zdnet. “From a technical standpoint, the offering features a proprietary wireless sensor array, a SaaS Care Engine that collects and analyzes data from the sensors, and screens for care givers’ mobile devices that offer… Read moreWellAWARE of watching grandma
63-year-old man with dementia lost in Campbell (Silicon Valley) was still not found despite having a GPS-enabled alert bracelet. Unfortunately this story does not tell us the outcome or why the bracelet did not help.