By Judith Graham
aging in place
GILBERT, Ariz. (July 2, 2020)—SYNERGY HomeCare, a national in-home care organization, has launched an educational campaign about a technique called “benevolent probing” that can assist adult children in determining if their parents could benefit from homecare assistance in order to retain their independence.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 7, 2020)— Over 50% of LeadingAge members responding to a recent online poll indicated that they expect their current supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) to last two weeks or less.
Union, N.J. (January 30, 2020)—LifeStation, a provider of medical alert monitoring systems and connected health solutions for aging seniors and caregivers, recently announced the launch of LifeStation Mobile LTE.
HERZLIYA, Israel (January 6, 2020)—Essence Group, a global internet of things solutions provider, has developed a multi-sensor fall detector using the Texas Instruments mmWave sensor. The fall detector’s unique monitoring capability enables elderly people to lead independent, safer lives.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 13, 2019)—As part National Aging in Place Week events, the National Aging in Place Council (NAIPC) published a new handbook titled The Costs of Aging that is available to the public for free on the ageinplace.org website.
PALO ALTO, Calif. (October 8, 2019)—People Power, a software company for custom-branded consumer services for senior care, security and energy management, launched the Presence Family Care Pack—a remote senior care and family connectivity product. The intelligent solution, backed by world-leading academic research, incorporates People Power’s patent-pending machine learning algorithms to continuously learn patterns of behavior in the home.
In celebration of 2019 Aging in Place Week Oct. 13–19, local chapters of the National Aging in Place Council will present free live seminars built around the theme of “Paying for Aging in Place.”
The purpose of the presentations will be to help close the available funding awareness gap and make sure older adults and their families are apprised of all benefits and other funding sources.
WAUKESHA, Wis. (March 5, 2019)—Ponte Giulio, a bathroom safety and accessibility manufacturer, located in Waukesha, Wisconsin (and Orvieto, Italy) received a Thirty’s Choice Award for best Universal Design/Living-In-Place products at the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) annual Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada on Feb. 19–21, 2019.
ATLANTA (October 17, 2018)—In its eighth exhibit at Medtrade, ramp manufacturer National Ramp unveiled their new product names and company logo mark.
“Medtrade was the first place where National Ramp’s products were embraced by the industry, and we’re excited to show our partners in the home medical equipment field what’s new at National Ramp,” said Garth Walker, managing director at National Ramp.