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Fall Detection Wearables in 2019

The most common cause of injury in the elderly population is falling. In the United States, around 33% of the elderly fall at least...
MobileHelp Smart

New Survey Reveals Broader Need for Emergency Response Wearables Like MobileHelp

June is National Safety Month. MobileHelp, a Florida-based leading provider of M-PERS (Mobile-Personal Emergency Response Systems) and personal health management technology, revealed the results...
Cerna OnHand Assistance

Cerna Home Care Releases “OnHand Assistance”, a Smartwatch for Seniors’ Safety

Senior care service provider Cerna Home Care launched “Onhand Assistance” – a smartwatch especially designed for seniors. The stylish wearable device provides fall detection,...
Electric stimulation improves memory

Electric Stimulation Improves the Working Memory of Older People

The performance of our working memory deteriorates as we age. As we get older, it becomes increasingly difficult to form new memories and hold...
Wearables for seniors

These Wearables Are Helping Seniors Stay Safe and Healthy

Nursing home costs are going through the roof as people are living longer. The skyrocketing cost of nursing homes are forcing many seniors to...
Smart cane activity tracker

This Smart Cane Can Double as an Activity Tracker for the Elderly

For people who use a cane, it’s very difficult to track their activity with a wrist-worn wearable. Researchers at the University of Malaga (UMA)...