New Senior Cell Phone with Voice Commands

New Senior Cell Phone with Voice Commands

For some seniors, struggling with technology isn’t just frustrating; it also affects their sense of dignity. A few years ago, I witnessed an iPhone bring a senior relative of mine to tears. A woman who earned a Master’s degree in the late 50’s in a field dominated by...
New Smartwatch helps Seniors Live Independently [video]

New Smartwatch helps Seniors Live Independently [video]

A majority of seniors choose to continue living at home, a trend known as “aging-in-place.” Maintaining independence and stability has many benefits for seniors, but this choice also comes with risks. To address those risks, WellCare Today has customized Samsung...
New Program Gives Employees On-Demand Mental Health Care

New Program Gives Employees On-Demand Mental Health Care

The health benefits platform Accolade has partnered with on-demand mental health care company Ginger to address the developing mental health crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. The partnership seeks to integrate mental and physical health care for companies and...
New Study Shows Connected Health Device Use Growing

New Study Shows Connected Health Device Use Growing

The market for consumer health and fitness wearables has expanded rapidly in response to COVID-19. According to a new survey, iPhone owners represent a significant portion of this market, as nearly half of iPhone owners report using connected health technology. The...
7 Digital Health Projects Win New NIH Funding

7 Digital Health Projects Win New NIH Funding

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced new contracts with seven businesses and academic institutions focusing on digital health innovation. The NIH reviewed nearly 200 ideas for digital health tools before awarding the seven contracts. The...