elderly care

Backed by $6M, DUOS Emerges Out of Stealth with Personal Assistant for Aging

What You Should Know: – DUOS, a digital health company, came out of stealth today backed by $6M in combined seed funding from healthcare investor Redesign Health and consumer-focused Forerunner Ventures.   – DUOS provides a personal assistant for aging — a Duo — to help older adults stay healthy and age independently in their …

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Birdie raises $11.5m to develop care at home app

The care technology firm Birdie has raised $11.5 million to develop its app to help providers deliver elderly care at home. In a statement the UK firm said the fundraiser led by international VC Index Ventures and with participation from Kamet Ventures will be used to grow its business and develop its product. Birdie said …

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How The Internet of Things (IoT) Can Be Used to Monitor The Elderly

Ajay Rane, VP of Global Ecosystem Development, Sigfox Shelter-in-place orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic have exaggerated the social exclusion and loneliness of many elderly and vulnerable individuals, thereby increasing their chances of experiencing critical health complications. This trend—combined with societal shifts including reduced inter-generational living, greater geographical mobility, and less cohesive communities—has placed the …

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