elderly care

Ethics Of Using Care Robots For Older People

Study from Japan shows that involving older people while developing care robots for them will help alleviate their concerns about using robots.

Obese Elderly Have Fewer Years Of Healthy Life, Study Shows

Analyzing data from a survey of Singaporean adults over the age of 60, researchers reported that obese seniors have a higher risk of experiencing physical limitations in old age.

Old Age, New Tech

As the silver tsunami hits shores across the globe, robots and other assistive technologies are being deployed to meet the needs of the elderly.

The Eldercare Ecosystem: It Takes A Village

While certain challenges faced by seniors from Singapore’s major ethnic communities may be distinct, others cut across ethnic lines and need to be addressed in an integrated fashion, said community leaders at CREA’s panel discussion on the elderly.

Alibaba Launches First AI Research Institute Outside Of China

NTU Singapore and Alibaba Group have launched a joint research institute for developing artificial intelligence technologies.

India’s Preference For Sons Mostly Due To Need For Elderly Care: Study

The absence of national pension or socialized healthcare systems in India means that the elderly look to sons to support them in old age.