Independent living

An operating system for senior living

K4Connect aims to create a smart OS for senior living with a single interface for all technologies. Technology adoption among older adults has been consistently...

AI and machine vision addresses falls prevention

VirtuSense uses machine vision and AI to address the multi-million falls prevention market opportunity. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls...

VR for brain training and tracking cognitive health

Virtuleap currently fundraising to build headcount and capitalise on cognitive illness detection algorithms. Ever since the US Federal Trade Commission fined Lumosity $2 million for...

New Longevity event to debut in Croatia

Aging2.0 announces inaugural VOLTAGE event, connecting entrepreneurs and innovators to build a single market for active and healthy aging in Europe. This April, Aging2.0 will...

Brain health firm triples revenue in 2019

Cambridge Brain Sciences brings cognitive function assessment into the 21st century - as biomarkers become more integrated with Longevity cognition is key. Monitoring and assessing...

Meet the Startup: TCARE addressing caregiver burnout

Addressing the root cause of caregiver burnout before it happens is becoming an imperative as health systems struggle with growing numbers of older people...

Singapore agetech – ones to watch in 2020

Singapore thrives on its prime location at the crossroads of Asia's biggest markets, low business tax and great IT infrastructure; it is well-positioned to...

Agetech start-ups: UK market players

Senior living done as well and as independently as possible will save governments billions - this is why the Agetech sector is ripe for...

Meet the Startup: CUSH Health – data-driven fall prevention

Grant-funded AI start-up CUSH Health targets falls that cost the NHS £2 billion annually. The impact of falls on the elderly population is significant. In...

Supercentenarians: Super in more ways than one

It turns out that love really may be all you need when it comes to living longer. Oh, and a “super” immune system. We’re all...

CES 2020: AgeTech pillow talk and wearables

AgeTech is providing some of the most interesting devices in the Longevity world and CES 2020 is the place to show off the inventions...

Ziegler plans additional $50 million AgeTech fund

Ziegler Link-Age Fund targets start-ups with a focus on independent living, fall-risk and senior living environments. Founded in 1902, specialty investment firm Ziegler is one...

CES 2020: AgeTech innovations are scaling-up

CES is exhausting, but is fast becoming THE place to discover cutting-edge technology: From SexTech (yeah) to Automotive, AgeTech is fast climbing-up the rankings...

Meet the Startup: Megilla – online storytelling

Easy to use Megilla platform is fundraising to scale-up its service to help older people share (and preserve) their life stories. Following on from last...

Meet the Start-up: AudioCardio – hearing therapy

Over 70% of app users start to notice results within two to three weeks. Earlier this month, several AgeTech start-ups pitched their stories at the...

Rise of the (assistive) machines

We take a look at some of the new players in this important socially assistive robots (SARs) Agetech sector. Recently we covered the rise of...

Google, Apple and Amazon open-up new era for Agetech

They may be competitors in the tech market, but Apple, Amazon and Google have decided to put their differences aside in a move that...

Stevie drives assistive robotics market growth

Assistive robots can improve the quality of life for older people, maintain independent living, and avoid early dementia. Time Magazine’s latest cover star is an Irish...

LifePod launches voice caregiving service

Company claims first voice-based service designed to improve quality of life for caregivers and care recipients. The rapid spread of consumer voice-assisted technologies has spawned...

AgeTech is growing. We speak with an expert

The AgeTech sector is growing fast and the venture capital sector is starting to pay attention; where are the opportunities and risks? New technology seems...

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Longevity 2020: shaping-up nicely

Over 45 confirmed speakers for this 5-day online event and a big thank you for your interest. We're moving fast! Longevity 2020 started just over...

Telomeres on repeat to inhibit inflamm-aging

Coming around again – Italian team hopes to use repeated nucleobases to delay aging through extending telomeres. Inflammation is a double-edged sword; while it is necessary...

Join me at my 100th birthday party in 2049!

We speak with GRG's Johnny Adams, a key contributor to the Longevity2020 online conference, about his quest for more healthy years. One of the speakers at this month’s...

Call for consensus in defining biological aging

We speak with a key contributor to the Longevity2020 online conference about biological aging. UK start-up AgeCurve is focused on the measurement of aging and...

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