Category: Technology

Easier Hospital Stay With Online Health Site

Staying in the hospital will no longer be as hard for the elderly. There is now a new website that helps older people with information on medications, pain, weakness, cognition, as well as information videos to show seniors and their loved ones how to stay well in a hospital setting. The site Older People in …

How Aged Care Can Take Advantage Of The Internet

When aged care providers take advantage of all the internet has to offer great things happen. Both the providers themselves as businesses, and the people who need information benefit. Web-based software allows providers to receive client applications, a complete government body, and funding forms and promote their services. Older Australians’ have better access to the …

Robots Improving Health Care For Old Rural Folks

Since the entry of the new millennium, the growth of robots and the robotics field has experienced exponential growth. Robots are now being used in various areas as they are efficient and more economical. One of the sectors that use robots is the health sector. Robots have been proficient in the provision of premium quality …

Benefits of Virtual Reality for Aged Care Facilities

The residents of Mercy Health are now enjoying the wonders of a new virtual lifestyle program that was recently introduced in the facility following successful trials. The virtual lifestyle program allows the aged residents of Mercy Health to enjoy the natural and man-made wonders of the world via the virtual reality glasses. This retirement facility …

6 Uses Of New Technology For Aged Care

There are many reasons for medical errors when taking care of the aged. Some include incomplete medical data and using facilities without an electronic health record system (EHRs). Age care providers are better positioned to provide higher quality care and also minimize health risks by using a comprehensive home and residential care software. These software …

Seniors Resort To The Internet To Beat Loneliness

Quite a good number of seniors who are well-versed with the internet are now using it to reduce the effect of social isolation according to a survey commissioned by NBN, a company that is building the national broadband network and developed by Colmar Brunton in June 2015. In the inquiry conducted in the whole nation, …

Robear for Elderly Care

Japanese Robear: A new caregiver with the strength found in robots but the comforting face of a baby bear. Forget about the android fighting machines. The future of robotic technology is cute and cuddly polar bears that are gentle enough to move the elderly out of their beds. This Robear has the adorable and comforting …

You Are Never Too Old To Go Online

Information is now reliant in the use of computer technology and not being able to keep up with the pace of the times is a great disadvantage for older people. Seniors should never make the mistake of thinking that they are too old to start using the internet. Indeed, all they need is a bit …