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Market Overview for Technology for Aging in Place

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Consider aging tech and service long-term successes

When firms collapse noisily, peers notice.  Last week several firms commented (anonymously and by name) on the failure of Lively, a sensor-based home monitoring hub that tried too late to pivot into the PERS industry. Why do startups fail, anyway?  In this industry, it appears more often than not that the founders believed they were different from the other players in the market (Lifecomm or AtGuardianAngel); that consumers would shop in BestBuy for an unfamiliar category (Wellcore); that a celebrity would make a big difference (Floh Club).

ACS Exhibits PEAT™ with Real Time Biofeedback from AFrame Digital’s Heart Rate Wrist Monitor at ATA 2012

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Attention Control Systems (BrainAid.com) is exhibiting its Planning and Execution Assistant and Trainer -- PEAT™ handheld computer system at ATA 2012, the annual meeting and exhibition of the American Telemedicine Association held at the San Jose Civic Center and Convention Center from April 29 – May 1. PEAT is a unique Android-based application that aids individuals with memory, attention and cognitive disorders.

New fitness center helps exercise your intellect

10/28/2011

After those grade school and university days are done, many people drop the brain barbell.

But no one sets out to soften their muscles, especially their intellect.

Cindi Ryerson opened the Millennium Cognitive Cafe on Oct. 20, as a unique brain fitness center in Bonita Springs, to keep that noggin strong from your mid-40s on through retirement. There is no proven way to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, but keeping active physically, socially and mentally may reduce the risk.

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