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Lottie - the startup using digital innovation to connect elderly people to the UK’s best care homes

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th August 2021
The people’s care company - Lottie is a startup on a mission to empower care seekers and lead the global transformation to modern and sustainable care Looking for a care home is a stressful process, and a long one to boot. It has to be good for the resident, obviously, not too far away, and offer all sorts of activities, and generally be somewhere they want to be. On top of this, we hear ...
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Mirthy - tackling loneliness in the older generation

by: Startacus Admin ~ 11th November 2020
The lowdown on Mirthy, the innovative platform that’s on a mission to combat loneliness in older people by providing online talks with live audience interaction... Older people are more likely to live alone than any other age group, with over 2 million over 70s living alone in England. With many older people forced to self-isolate for much of the year, loneliness has become a danger on a ...
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Good Life Sorted - bringing older adults in to the sharing economy

by: Startacus Admin ~ 20th October 2019
The London based startup, Good Life Sorted that has created a marketplace for older adults to connect with helpers within the community... It is an unfortunate fact that older people are more often the targets of scams and related crimes than the average younger person. They are often depicted as either too trusting and gullible, or the complete opposite and they won’t open the door to anyo...
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Birdie - the digital solution for home care

by: Startacus Admin ~ 11th August 2019
Safer home-care thanks to Birdie and their innovative real-time digital solution Continuing our theme of improving the way we care for older generations, (think Grandpal and Motitech as two recent articles) London-based Birdie has developed a platform that they say allows home care agencies to deliver safer care by closely monitoring care and updating managers and records in real time. ...
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Motitech - fitness technology for older people

by: Startacus Admin ~ 4th August 2019
The lowdown on Motitech, the FitTech startup that's on a mission to help motivate older people and people with dementia to be physically active... We have written recently about startups focused on the physical and mental wellbeing of the older generation, with the likes of Grandpal creating opportunities for local people to spend time with nursing home residents, and Tovertafel’s stim...
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Grandpal - the person-centred care company and platform

by: Startacus Admin ~ 14th July 2019
We take a look at Grandpal, the startup that is helping Nursing Homes connect with locals who want to use their spare time doing good! We wrote recently in our article about Tovertafel that people living in care homes often find only their physical health cared for and not their mental health. Lack of activities and stimulation leads to apathy, which leads more easily to isolation and l...
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Howz - the IoT connect home system offering peace of mind

by: Startacus Admin ~ 2nd March 2017
We are loving the look of Howz - an innovative IoT connected home system that helps you stay linked with elderly relatives wherever you are. Developed by Manchester based health tech company Intelesant the Howz platform has been getting a little well deserved press recently. Not wanting to miss out, we thought it about time we also shared word on this connected home system that offers p...
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