Provider Launches Smartwatch Pilot to Support Aging in Place

A Minnesota continuing care retirement community (CCRC) will soon reach beyond its walls to help people age in place, with the help of Samsung smartwatches and a new tech partnership in the senior care space. Founded in 2013, Reemo utilizes smartwatches and sensors to gather a variety of health data about seniors, and provides that in […]

Business Briefs: GreatCall Acquires Healthsense

GreatCall Acquires Healthsense Connected health company GreatCall Inc. has announced the acquisition of Healthsense, which provides remote monitoring services for seniors. The acquisition will help GreatCall seniors find connected health services in senior living and health care. “As GreatCall continues to expand in these key markets, Healthsense is a natural fit—with our mission of increasing […]

Samsung Pilots Artificial Intelligence for Aging-in-Place

Samsung recently announced it will be piloting an in-home aged care platform that is intended to help elderly Australians age in place at home longer—using technology similar to that found in a self-driving car. The six-week-long pilot, called The Holly Project, will involve a number of participants who are between 73 and 81 years old […]

Samsung Tech Streamlines Home Health Supply Delivery, Reduces Labor Costs

Shifting from paper to electronic health records has helped one home health company streamline the delivery of medical supplies for its clinicians and reduce labor costs in the process. Atlanta-based Home Healthcare Solutions is a nationwide supplier of patient-direct medical supplies for home care and hospice agencies across the United States.  Utilizing Samsung’s Galaxy S […]