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Designing for death: Love project or legacy of stigma?
Detection and monitoring systems. Non-intrusive wearable devices. Carer apps. All reflect tech’s growing role in aged care. Technology and design also have a presence in the space ...
AGEING and Alive deliver Australia’s first Aged Care Nudgeathon
Image: Ashley Rankin, Anthony Carroll, Merlin Kong, Amanda Terranova, Sylvain Garcia, Shannon Sanderson. innovAGEING and Alive deliver Australia’s first Aged Care Nudgeathon Sydney...
Government backs innovation in aged care
A dollar for dollar investment into innovation in the aged care sector has been announced with the Federal Minister for Aged Care pledging $400,000 to the innovAGEING network over ...
Aged care’s important words advance the industry
Apart from the obvious ones, how many words starting with ‘c’ can you name in the aged care industry? Visit the glossary of the My Aged Care website and we get: carer; client; comp...
AGEING: What’s Next Is More Important Than What We’ve Done
It’s the presence of others who are smarter, kinder, wiser, and different from you that enables you to evolve. Those are the people to surround yourself with at all times. —A...
Sustaining innovation requires strong links to core business
Keep solutions anchored to customers’ needs to maintain structure, discipline and longevity. There’s a lot of talk these days about innovation in Australia. Start-ups, incubators, ...
Innovators Recognised for Consumer Focus in Age Services
Two aged care providers, a robotics company, an organisation tackling disadvantage among older Australians, and a start-up helping consumers document the direction of their health ...
Even If Robots Can ‘Fix’ Loneliness, The Question Remains – Should They?
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness ca...
New initiative aims to accelerate
aged care innovation
A national innovation network for Australia’s aged care industry has been announced this week by Leading Age Services Australia CEO Sean Rooney. Called innovAGEING, the network is ...
Culture Matters – Moving the Innovation Needle in Age Services
Innovation can be a troubled topic at the best of times. Often conflated with digital or cutting edge technology, innovation runs the risk of being little more than a flag bearer f...