An article published in today’s Le Monde newspaper reveals the first elements of the book of Victor Castanet “Les Fossoyeurs” (The Gravediggers) to be published targeting ORPEA. These elements, which are both polemical and aggressive, demonstrate a clear desire to harm the Group. We formally reject all of these accusations, which we consider to be false, outrageous and prejudicial.[Read more…] about Orpea Group formally reject all accusations of Victor Castanet’s book “Les Fossoyeurs”
Essence SmartCare Spain, a subsidiary of the Israel-based multinational Essence Group, has won the Ibernex challenge, launched by Aragon Open Future, with its advanced Care@Home™ remote assistance platform.[Read more…] about Essence SmartCare Spain wins the Ibernex challenge with the Care@Home™ predictive telecare solution
The fact that people are living longer lives represents one of the crowning achievements of the last century, but also requires careful planning on the part of governments. A new IIASA study investigated the prevalence of activity limitations among older adults in 23 low- and middle-income countries, to help policymakers prepare for the challenges associated with the world’s aging population.[Read more…] about Planning for a growing elderly population
IPsoft, the leader in Enterprise AI, and GlobalDWS, the international systems integrator and solution provider of innovative technologies, have joined forces to enable Amelia, IPsoft’s industry-leading conversational AI solution, on GlobalDWS’ innovative service robot platform. The result of this agreement is a new Disinfection Service Robot (DSR) that combines GlobalDWS’ autonomous, voice-enabled robot platform with an Amelia-driven COVID-19 Assistant.[Read more…] about IPsoft joins forces with GlobalDWS to Launch Service Robots Powered by Amelia
After putting their company and retirement savings on the line, John Rexroad and his wife Teri are available to share their remarkable efforts supplying and donating masks to America following the recent retooling of their Connecticut based manufacturing plant. They are donating masks to anyone who can’t afford them, and all sales will earn no profit ( only charging his costs).[Read more…] about Senior couple risk everything providing masks to America
Global Wireless Health Limited (GWH) introduced Vidapoint™, a comprehensive yet cost-effective personal emergency monitoring solution for delivering help to elders -previously not available many places in the world. As a result it will help more organizations control and reduce the costs of potential elder injury and recovery and care–especially from falls.[Read more…] about Vidapoint™ takes personal emergency service growth worldwide
The SilverEco® and Ageing Well International Award winners and finalists were revealed during the awards ceremony in Tokyo (www.silvereco.org/awards/).
The Global Business Hub Tokyo opened its doors to welcome the ageing well international stakeholders for the 2019 ceremony; they all participated in round tables discussions regarding demographic transition and the Silver Economy: government policy, ageing initiatives, best practices and innovative solutions in different countries.
We have the pleasure to announce you that the SilverEco & Ageing Well International Ceremony will take place in Tokyo.
On the occasion, the 3 best ageing well practices of the year will be awarded. [Read more…] about D-3 before the SilverEco & Ageing Well International Ceremony !
As you already know, SilverEco.org organize the SilverEco® and Ageing Well International Awards, which aim to bring together all Silver Economy international stakeholders on the occasion of a gala event, on 13th of June, 2019 in Tokyo.
Congratulations to all participants and to the 45 nominees coming from all around the world. [Read more…] about Silver Economy and Ageing Well International Awards: discover the nominees!
From Tuesday 11th to Saturday 15th of June 2019 a unique tour to discover the Silver Economy “made in Japan” is organised on the occasion of the SilverEco and Ageing Well International Awards.[Read more…] about Register for the Ageing Well Japan Study Tour now!
The (eng)aging international conference will be held in Prague, Czech Republic on 27 and 28 March 2019. It will deal with the topic :”New Technologies: Opportunity or Challenge for the Aging Population?”. The conference is organized in the frame of the long-term (eng)aging! project, which aims to foster society-wide debate about the accelerating demographic change and population aging.
Aging population and a decreasing number of people at a “productive age” presents aserious challenge to our economic and social systems. New technologies can aid in the independent living of older people and extend the time they remain active and self-sufficient.[Read more…] about [Save The Date] (eng)aging International Conference “New Technologies: Opportunity or Challenge for the Aging Population?”
With the SilverFit Mile, the elderly can ride their bikes as if they were outdoors, while remaining comfortably inside their care home.
How? Thanks to virtual reality! A large screen connected to an adapted bike immerses residents in hundreds of landscapes filmed around the world. But that’s not all… Since the update of the SilverFit Mile, in addition to wandering in unknown lands, the elderly also have the possibility to revisit places they know and care about. These personalized routes are easily created thanks to the new Google Street view option of the SilverFit Mile.[Read more…] about SilverFit Mile, or how can elderly can revisit their favourite places by bike, safely, from their care home?
James Wang, Senior Vice President of Beijing eHualu Information Technology Co. Ltd. / General Manager of Hualu Senior Care and Health Management Co. Ltd., provides an overall picture of the Silver economy in China.[Read more…] about [Experts talking] SilverEco give the floor to James Wang, specialist in the intelligent transportation system
Tang Chieh-Lang, Deputy executive manager of Shin Kong Bank Cultural & Educational Foundation / SKS Community Care Welfare Foundation, gives us his vision for the future of the Silver economy in Taïwan.[Read more…] about [Experts talking] SilverEco give the floor to Tang Chieh-Lang, Specialist in long-term care and financial services in Taiwan market
Alexei Sidnev, CEO of Senior Group, Russia, revisits the commitment of his company to improve the situation of nursing home residents.[Read more…] about [Experts talking] SilverEco give the floor to Alexei Sidnev, CEO of Senior Group
Arkea On Life, the Arkea Group’s brand dedicated to connected services, is continuing its deployment in Europe and announces the signature of a distribution partnership with Libify, a company incorporated under German law.
After an amazing experience in 2018, the Helite team will be back in Las Vegas for the CES 2019 (Customer Electronic Show). The world’s largest innovation show will run from January 8 to 11, 2019. A unique opportunity for the company to present the latest version of the Hip’Safe: the first airbag belt that protects seniors in the case of fall. Come meet Hip’Safe to discover its technology, test the belt, see demos and exchange ideas.
The Global Alliance for the rights of older people (GAROP) recently trained 17 older activists in countries in Africa and Asia to increase political support for a convention on the rights of older people.
On International Day of Older Persons 2018, HelpAge marked the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by showcasing the achievements of older campaigners from all around the world.
The Tenth Working Session of the Working Group will be held from 15 to 18 April 2019, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York and member states will discuss the rights to social security and social protection, and education and lifelong learning. This is how you can help:
Last month, the Global AgeWatch Insights report was issued. It reveals the ways in which older people are being denied their right to health, and recommends improvements in data collection and health systems. [Read more…] about Older people denied right to health and risk being left behind in push towards universal health coverage, new Global AgeWatch Insights reveals
The Korean government has recently announced a blueprint for expanding care services to seniors in their homes, with a view to its realization by 2025. [Read more…] about S. Korea is taking steps to improve care and support for seniors living at home
The three winners of the 2018 Smart Ageing Prize were announced during the first day of the AAL Forum.
Ageing in prison is the subject of the new International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) report, published in October 2018. It explains how to identify and meet the needs of a very peculiar population: older prisoners.
“Smile does not get old” is the beautiful project of the russian photographer Ilya Nodia, who chose to make elderly people’s smile immortal.
A new Economics of Ageing Workshop 2019 on Resources in Retirement is going to be held at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. The event is going to take place from June 24th to 25th 2019. In the context of the Workshop a special issue of the Journal of the Economics of Ageing will be published.
After three years of R&D, the small team of LIZN ApS, a start up based in the city of Aarhus, Denmark, has come up with a wireless solution that reduces surrounding noise and disturbance.
Fasting may have anti-ageing effects, increasing your lifespan and helping healthy ageing, according to a Harvard University Study.
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
Once an exception, longevity has become a revolution! The Age without Borders Webtour is a live video meetup connecting you with global voices in the flourishing longevity economy. The live launching will take place in Paris on September 12th 2018. Register now!