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Community health, elderly care, and technology

Community health, elderly care, and technology

HEQ explores technology solutions for health and elderly care. According to figures produced by the World Health Organization (WHO), 20% of the world’s population will...
Qvadis: “We want to make sure that the device is accessible for everyone”

Qvadis: “We want to make sure that the device is accessible for everyone”

Qvadis CEO Arsenio Vilallonga speaks with HEQ about the benefits of the Qvadis One door entry phone app. Intercom-based door entry phones have barely evolved...
AI-assisted technology for preventing falls could reduce burden on NHS

AI-assisted technology for preventing falls could reduce burden on NHS

An AI-assisted remote monitoring and telehealth platform which predicts and prevents falls in the elderly could help reduce the burden on the NHS. According to...
Disabled and elderly assistive technology market to reach €33.3m by 2023

Disabled and elderly assistive technology market to reach €33.3m by 2023

A new market report has projected that the Disabled and Elderly Assistive Technologies Market will reach €33.3m by 2023. The report by Allied Market Research...
Horizon Europe to boost health innovation for vulnerable populations

Horizon Europe to boost health innovation for vulnerable populations

A budget €100bn is being proposed for Horizon Europe, with funds allocated for health support for vulnerable populations, such as the elderly, very young,...
Planning ahead: the global implications of growing ageing populations

Planning ahead: the global implications of growing ageing populations

People across the world are living longer thanks to better healthcare. Now, a new study is helping policymakers prepare for the challenges of global...
Barriers to healthy ageing and early interventions in the UK

Barriers to healthy ageing and early interventions in the UK

Baroness Jolly, Co-Chair of the UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group on Ageing and Older People, explores the challenges facing an ageing population. Liberal Democrat peer Baroness...
The disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on senior populations

The disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on senior populations

The World Health Organization has published a policy briefing analysing the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on senior populations. Senior populations have been disproportionately...
Mobile intercom solution for self-isolating and reduced mobility elderly

Mobile intercom solution for self-isolating and reduced mobility elderly

An innovative new mobile intercom could offer a solution for elderly people who are self-isolating, and who live with mobility or sensory issues. Opening the...
New EU approved flu vaccine is designed to protect over 65’s

New EU approved flu vaccine is designed to protect over 65’s

The European Commission has given regulatory approval for the first adjuvanted quadrivalent influenza vaccine to become available across Europe and is designed to protect...
Senolytic drugs: can this antibiotic treat symptoms of ageing?

Senolytic drugs: can this antibiotic treat symptoms of ageing?

Professor Michael P Lisanti of the University of Salford highlights the potential applications of senolytic drugs in treating age-associated conditions. Professor Michael P Lisanti, Chair...
Living with mucopolysaccharidoses: support, awareness and research

Improving care for the elderly with digital healthcare technology

As healthcare systems around the world are learning to cope with growing ageing populations many are looking towards digital healthcare technology to help with...

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