Have you ever wanted to check on an elderly relative or friend without resulting intrusive? Sometimes we would like to see if our loved ones are following their routines and doing well, but they are not easy to reach, nor they pay attention to the phone. Howz is a new smart system that uses indoor sensors to check that everything is fine in the home of our elderlies. [Read more…] about Howz, the reasuring Smart house sensor
In Europe, over-65 year old drivers are expected to become a quarter of all drivers on the roads in 2030. The car is becoming the dominant transport mode for older people and thanks to our rapidly ageing demographics our roads will be soon dominated by a new driver profile: the elderly driver.
“Easy buttons” give seniors’ life comfort a serious boost : these ergonomic buttons are designed to make it easier for both seniors and disabled people to dress daily. [Read more…] about Ergonomic “Easy buttons” enhance seniors’ daily life comfort
Staying in their own home as long as possible is one of the wishes most often expressed by the elderly. 77% of French seniors have declared themselves in favour of “ageing in place”, along with 90% of American seniors.
In the UK, more than 3 millions of elderly people need care as they have lost their autonomy, for instance to take a bath, dress up, or even feed. Social security and other community-based NHS can only provide help for two thirds of them, which leaves more than 1 million people behind . [Read more…] about UK: Social care services cannot cover up all medical needs
Although the countries of Maghreb still have rather young populations compared to European countries, the share of elderly people is still increasing and they will need to face ageing challenges in the near future.
As a result, the Moroccan Economic, Social and Environmental Council has published a report on the living conditions of elderly people in the country. Today, 10% of the Moroccan population is over 60 years old.
The second edition of the Spanish Activa’t Fair will take place in June in Alboraya, Valencia. It is the occasion for both individuals and professionals to meet and to know the latest products or services created in order to improve mobility and autonomy. [Read more…] about Spain: Activa’t 2015 – Mobility, Autonomy and Leisure Fair