caregiving News of 09/24/20
Homage’S Gillian Tee On How Technology Can Serve The World’S Aging Population
It’s always a pleasure to chat with Homage co-founder and chief executive Gillian Tee because of her nuanced take on how technology can help elderly and other vulnerable people. According to the United Nations , people 65-years-old and over is ...
Homage Announces Strategic Partnership With Infocom, One Of Japan’S Largest Healthcare IT Providers
Homage , a Singapore-based caregiving and telehealth company, has taken a major step in its global expansion plan. The startup announced today that it has received strategic investment from Infocom , the Japanese information and communications ...
Singapore-Based Caregiving Startup Launches Homage Health For Online And Home Medical Consultations
Homage , the Singapore-based startup that matches families and caregivers, has launched a new service that provides home medical visits, telehealth consultations and medication delivery. Called Homage Health, the service was already being ...
How Homage Is Tackling Southeast Asia’S Growing Eldercare Need
The world’s population is aging, but the needs of elderly people are still being underserved. A United Nations report found that older people make up more than one-fifth of the population in 17 countries, and by 2100, a majority of the world’s ...
How Child Care Startups In The U.S. Are Helping Families Cope With The COVID-19 Crisis
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of billions of people around the world. For many parents with young children in the United States, shelter in place orders implemented in different areas over the past few weeks mean they now spend each day ...
Caregiving Startup Homage Raises $10 Million Series B To Enter New Asian Markets
In many countries, an aging population coupled with a low birth rate is increasing the demand for qualified caregivers. In Asia, the need is especially urgent because rapid demographic shifts and changing social structures means family members who ...
CherryHome Raises $5.2m To Apply AI To Home Care Cameras, Detecting Behavior Changes
A new startup using AI to look after elderly people at home has raised a new round of funding to apply its platform to detect changes in gait or behavior, falls or stumbles. In other words, it could start to predict changes in long-term health. ...
Millennials Struggling To Care For Aging Baby Boomer Parents Call For Better Paid Leave
When Oniqa Moonsammy, 33, brought her uncle home from the hospital in early February following his stroke late last year, she planned to help her mother care for the 62-year-old as he regained his strength, figured out how to brush his own teeth again ...