Thursday, October 19, 2017
AAL Market Observatory

Activate your health!

Activ84Health (pronounced: Activate-for-health) is making waves in the markets of assisted living technology. Winning the Active and Assisted (AAL) Living Programme’s 2016 Smart Ageing...
AAL Market Observatory

Magic MiRo: The Autonomous Care Robot

Imagine a care-free home system that allows people the freedom to look after themselves using smart devices. Controlling your own private and intimate issues...
Soraia Teles

Informal caregivers and ICT: What they want and what they fear?

Across the OECD countries, more than one in ten adults is involved in the informal caregiving of older relatives or friends, and close to...
AAL Market Observatory

Stimulating the Ecosystem: Neighbourhoods of the Future

The Neighbourhoods of the Future conference was held on the 10th - 11th May 2017 in London as a platform to develop ideas and...
AAL Market Observatory

First Active & Assisted Living Investors’ Event

The first Active & Assisted Living Market Observatory Investors’ Event was organised alongside the first European Summit of Ageing 2.0 in cooperation with Happy...
Soraia Teles

ActiveAdvice at ICT4AWE Conference

A lot of attention has been dedicated to the promotion of social innovation, technologies and businesses based on ICT and targeted at ensuring that...
Daniel Heery

How difficult can it be to buy a pendant alarm for...

After my dad died 1 and a half years ago, I recognised that assisted living tech could provide all the family with a bit...
Soraia Teles

Are Older Adults “Technophobic”?

Older adults’ attitudes towards technology are one of the most discussed issues regarding technological developments. Although it is recognized that older adults are usually...
Natália Duarte

Mind Your Step! 5 Tips For Fall Prevention

Falls and Ageing Falls frequency is directly linked with ageing. According to the Eurosafe association around 30% of European citizens with more than 65 years...
Natália Duarte

Take A Stand Against Falls: Know The Risk Factors!

How Falls Can Affect You: More Than Physical Consequences Falls among older adults result most frequently in contusions and bruises, but above half of older...

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