age tech 2021

5 Age Tech Innovations to Watch in 2021

Michaelé Alzheimer's & Dementia, Technology

With more and more older adults wanting to age-in-place, a new consumer class is emerging. And age tech products and services that support independent living and increased quality of life, are just some of the sectors projected to benefit. Here are 5 innovative start ups worth keeping an eye on as they prepare to scale throughout 2021.

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Zoom vs Lumin Video Calls For Seniors

Michaelé COVID-19, Technology Leave a Comment

You may have seen some of the funny memes and videos going around about what it is like trying to Zoom, Skype or FaceTime video call with an elderly relative. We’ve all been living it… “No Dad, you need to click on the link I emailed” or “I can’t hear you, your microphone is on mute” together with plenty of …

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CHSP $1000 Personal Monitoring Funding Before June 30

Michaelé COVID-19, Technology Leave a Comment

The Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) helps senior Australians access entry-level support services to live independently and safely at home. In response to the COVID-19 situation, CHSP service providers are now able to use unspent 2019-20 funding to buy up to $1000 worth of personal monitoring technology for vulnerable clients. COVID has seen a more pronounced need for personal monitoring …

How technology supports disabled teenagers

Technology supports independence for disabled teenagers

Lumin team Technology

While the path to independence can be extremely stressful for any parent, it is doubly so for the parents of a child with a disability. While they may celebrate the fact that their charge is taking his or her first steps towards freedom and autonomy, they are at the same time filled with fear about the ?what ifs?. Possibly their …