Credit card protects seniors from fraud
The elderly population are one of the most vulnerable when it comes to financial fraud, and statistics show that this exploitation costs seniors around USD 2.9 billion a year. In order to provide a barrier between older people and scammers, the True Link card monitors payments and instantly alerts carers or relatives when a suspicious transaction is made. READ MORE…

Credit card protects seniors from fraud

The elderly population are one of the most vulnerable when it comes to financial fraud, and statistics show that this exploitation costs seniors around USD 2.9 billion a year. In order to provide a barrier between older people and scammers, the True Link card monitors payments and instantly alerts carers or relatives when a suspicious transaction is made. READ MORE…

For seniors, web-connected computer looks like a side table
Older people can be overwhelmed – or simply disengaged – with new technologies, and we’ve already seen Belgium’s CareSquare provide a more user-friendly interface for the elderly. Now a new platform, called webnapperon, wants to integrate social tech more seamlessly into the lives of seniors by designing a simplified computer setup as a traditional home side table. READ MORE…

For seniors, web-connected computer looks like a side table

Older people can be overwhelmed – or simply disengaged – with new technologies, and we’ve already seen Belgium’s CareSquare provide a more user-friendly interface for the elderly. Now a new platform, called webnapperon, wants to integrate social tech more seamlessly into the lives of seniors by designing a simplified computer setup as a traditional home side table. READ MORE…

Community housing scheme encourages home sharing
Projects such as Renew Australia have already tried to make use of urban space that is temporarily empty. Looking for a more long-term solution to the problem of housing in the university town of St John’s, Newfoundland, Home Share aims to connect students looking for affordable accommodation with those over 50 living alone. READ MORE…

Community housing scheme encourages home sharing

Projects such as Renew Australia have already tried to make use of urban space that is temporarily empty. Looking for a more long-term solution to the problem of housing in the university town of St John’s, Newfoundland, Home Share aims to connect students looking for affordable accommodation with those over 50 living alone. READ MORE…

Service helps users keep tabs on solitary loved ones via daily check-ins
It can be difficult not to worry about loved ones living alone, and that’s certainly true when they’re elderly. Last year we saw the launch of the Mi-Look device for monitoring seniors, and recently we came across POM4U, a web-based service designed to help users keep tabs on any loved one living or traveling on their own. READ MORE…

Service helps users keep tabs on solitary loved ones via daily check-ins

It can be difficult not to worry about loved ones living alone, and that’s certainly true when they’re elderly. Last year we saw the launch of the Mi-Look device for monitoring seniors, and recently we came across POM4U, a web-based service designed to help users keep tabs on any loved one living or traveling on their own. READ MORE…