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08 Mar
Robotic pets, Uber-like services in aged care’s future
Robotic pets, Uber-like services in aged care’s future
Category: Media
Driverless cars for those in aged care are among the current innovations in the sector, and the federal government wants to get on board. On Wednesday, Minister for Aged Care Ken W...
19 Apr
LASA’s Merlin Kong with Assoc Prof Damith Herath Uni Canberra
Disruption is dead, long live disruption
Category: Blog
A ‘business-as-usual’ approach can become untenable for those who are not attuned to capitalising on opportunities. The science fiction writer, William Gibson, once offered that: &...
15 Jan
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Trends We’re Following In 2018
Category: Blog
Before the year gets ahead of us, here’s a quick list of initiatives that we’re keeping an eye on at innovAGEING. Augmented reality goes mainstream with live apps that&...
27 Jun
innoVAGEING Inaugural National Awards 2019 Finalist
Innovators Recognised for Consumer Focus in Age Services
Category: Media
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 ...
25 Mar
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Before More Sector Changes Begin: Why Less Might Actually Be More
Category: Blog
Always remember, your focus is your reality.– George Lucas, Founder of Lucasfilm You’re better off with a kick-ass half than a half-assed whole.– David Heinemeier...
16 May
Oldies On Scooter
Calls for innovAGEING National Awards
Nominations
Category: Media
Nominations for the innovAGEING National Awards open today. The Awards celebrate the achievements of organisations who have made the age services industry more consumer-centred, an...
23 May
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Culture Matters – Moving the Innovation Needle in Age Services
Category: Blog
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...
02 Oct
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Who owns the customer?
Category: Blog
There is only one boss. The customer. And they can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending their money somewhere else. Sam Walton, Founder, Wal-...
03 Apr
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Ageing in Place with Companion Animals
Category: Blog
Ageing in Place with Companion Animals: designing care networks that support the role of companion animals in the lives of older Australians Over the next few decades, around the w...
27 May
Dr Annie Bolitho Kinship Ritual
Designing for death: Love project or legacy of stigma?
Category: Blog
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 ...