AARP Expands Innovation Efforts, Launches Senior-Focused Startups

On Wednesday, AARP announced its collaboration with three startups that are focused on various aspects of caregiving for seniors. These partnerships are part of a larger strategy for AARP, where the Enterprise Innovation division is under a new leader and has expanded its strategic focus to include product development through in-house “startups.” After conceiving of […]

$7 Trillion Market Brings Silicon Valley Stars to Senior Living

Have you ever unlocked your smartphone using your fingerprint? One of the minds behind this advanced technology now is bringing his expertise to a new market: senior housing. And Scott Moody—whose former company created the technology behind Apple TouchID*—is not the only tech superstar turning his attention to senior living, and not the only entrepreneur securing […]

Free Webinar: How Tech Is Disrupting Senior Care

Cutting-edge tech startups are zeroing in on seniors: So far this year, startups addressing the health of people 50 and older have received $1.3 billion in funding, generating buzz about the “Airbnb for seniors” and “Uber for home care.” For home health and senior care providers, some of these new technologies hold promise for improving […]

Investors Eye Senior Care Tech Startups As Major Opportunity

Digital health spending focused on the 50-plus population has doubled over the course of the last three years, and investors from venture capital companies to private equity firms are entering the market in droves.  From seed capital and throughout the funding process, investors are eyeing the market as a major growth target, according to a […]

Senior Care Technology Round-Up: Dementia Care, Pill Management & More

Included in this edition’s round-up is another batch of senior care technologies that promote independence and support desires to safely age in place. Senior care technology innovations come from all over the world in this week’s lineup. From an Israeli Alzheimer’s memory game making its way to Harvard, to a European collaboration for a robot caregiver, […]