Monthly Archive: March, 2012

Electric shock therapy reduces pressure ulcers


Source: Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions Spotted in Springwise, what seems like a fairly extreme solution; this new concept electrocutes patients every few minutes to stop them having pressure ulcers. Humorous imagery aside,… Continue reading

Next generation, age-friendly, tilting electric bike


The Japanese are great at age-tech gadgets – I’m constantly finding shiny things in that market to share with our readers. The good thing about this latest innovation from design house D Art… Continue reading

Happiness is a choice, and other life lessons from the Legacy Project


This post is not exactly about new business opportunities for the aging market, but something more prosaic – a look inside the mind of Americans elders, and an opportunity to pause, and reflect… Continue reading

Interview: Ken Dupin, MedCottage


The gap between senior living nursing homes (with monthly costs of $7k-10k per month) and ‘aging-in-place‘ is wide enough to drive a truck through. Sure, the aging-in-place movement is picking up steam, and… Continue reading

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