Wearables Predict Falls [video]

Wearables Predict Falls [video]

Many seniors live in dread of falls. If you fall and break your hip, as my Mother did as we were leaving a restaurant in early February a few years back, you might not get home for months. My Mom didn’t go home until the end of May. As we wrote in June this...
Wearable Quietly Diagnoses Dizziness

Wearable Quietly Diagnoses Dizziness

As a member of the 65+ years old cohort, I have a keen interest in statements about health and wellness issues purportedly common to my age group. I already knew that seniors tend to have higher blood pressure levels, greater chances of obesity, diabetes, and...
Smart Shoe Detects and Reports Falls [video]

Smart Shoe Detects and Reports Falls [video]

Falls are dangerous and costly, especially for the elderly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year there are more than 29 million falls and 28,000 fall-related deaths among older Americans, resulting in more than $31 billion in...