‘Uber’ Of At-Home Senior Salon Services Goes Beyond Beauty

Uber and Lyft are not the only on-demand companies tapping into the sharing economy to bring services to seniors aging in pace at home—one salon startup is following the model to address both cosmetic and, sometimes, even medical needs. Year-and-a-half-old company Belle Cares provides affordable, easy-to-book beauty services to seniors at home, in assisted living communities, […]

How In-Home Avatars Boost Patient Outcomes

From Google-backed robots that foster companionship to medicine-dispensing machines, the senior care market has started to see an influx of robots. And now, one technology company is seeking to create avatars for seniors to recover at home after surgery. Reflexion Health, a San Diego-based technology startup, aims to improve the health of seniors at home […]

Project to House Seniors Thinks Small

To solve the big problem of being able to afford housing in retirement, some are thinking small, with tiny houses made with hemp. That’s what’s going on in Washington state, where a recent law change in the state has enabled farmers to once again grow hemp and become a sustainable building material in homes that […]