Companies Collaborate to Prevent Falls

Companies Collaborate to Prevent Falls

Many of us have experience with an older relative who wants to remain independent for as long as possible, but who we fear may injure themselves if left alone. One key to helping older Americans live longer, healthier, and more independent lives is fall prevention and...
Don’t Fall! App Tests Your Balance [video]

Don’t Fall! App Tests Your Balance [video]

Falling is serious business for anyone, but particularly for senior citizens. According to Nymbl Science, falling is the most common cause of accidental death among adults 65 and older. Seniors visit emergency rooms because of falls every 17 seconds. According to the...
CES 2016: Smart Socks to Help Seniors

CES 2016: Smart Socks to Help Seniors

The wearables market is not only expanding like the Big Bang, but it also is rapidly maturing. One sign of this is the growing interest by manufacturers to apply their technology to new applications. After pursuing the low-hanging-fruit of the fitness market, some...