elderly

VR comes of age, as Rendever, a mixed reality startup focused on the elderly, acquires Alcove from AARP

Elderly people are not typically thought of as early adopters of cutting-edge technology, but there are startups looking to buck that trend, banking on an opportunity to provide them with new services

Homage announces strategic partnership with Infocom, one of Japan’s largest healthcare IT providers

Homage, a Singapore-based caregiving and telehealth company, has taken a major step in its global expansion plan. The startup announced today that it has received strategic investment from Infocom, th

Carewell raises $5M for a vetted e-commerce platform aimed at family caregivers

Caregivers, both paid and unpaid, have been in the spotlight this year as one of the key categories of front-line workers helping cope with the coronavirus pandemic. On one hand, they have been in gre

Aging2.0 #30in30in30 World Tour Wants To Find The Best Startups For Seniors

Consumers in their twenties to early fifties are usually considered the most attractive age demographic because of their spending power. Unfortunately, this means that older people are often underserv

YC-Backed Amulyte Is Building A Better Lifeline For Seniors On The Move

Commercial catchphrases like <a target="_blank" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQlpDiXPZHQ">"I've fallen and I can't get up"</a> have become the stuff of legend, but it's not funny when one of y

Lively Is An Activity Sharing Platform That Helps You Keep Tabs On Your Independently Living Parents Or Grandparents

There are approximately 11.3 million elderly Americans that live independently in their own homes. Although many seniors choose to live by themselves without any assistance, it can be a challenge for

New technology helps to remotely monitor the health of the elderly around the clock

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/marubeni_sensor_remote_elderly.jpg" /> Remote monitoring systems for the elderly are <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2008/01/07/keeping-

Indoor Personal Mobility Robot (video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/robot_elderly-620x408.png" /> It's always good to hear that some robot makers are focusing on the development of machines that actually

Review: Clarity C900 cell phone for seniors

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNN3k4Oxkk0&w=540&h=440] Quick Version: The idea behind the Clarity C900 mobile phone is sound – big keys, bright display, loud ringer, emergency ca

EMC concept cellphone tries to make elderly lives easier: Sorta unnecessary

The EMC (“easy mobil calling,” which isn’t a typo on my part) concept cellphone aims to make life easier for the elderly. With only four face buttons, each corresponding to a separat

ITT phones for babies, kids, the elderly

[photopress:IMG_1486.JPG,full,pp_image] I’m trying to find a website for these guys but these were fairly cool phones for kids and older folks who might need a little help finding the buttons. T

Wii stolen from senior center in Spokane, Washington

Oh come on. This is terrible. "Seniors at the Lilac Plaza Retirement Home in North Spokane sold recipe books to raise money to buy a Nintendo Wii," according to news station KXLY. How great

Speak Up Sonny! Grandma Can't Hear You!

Senior citizens should either decide to go all out with electronics and learn how the VCR clock works or just abandon them altogether. But now, thanks to NTT DoCoMo, seniors won’t have to compro