Care at Home
By 2050 the number of people in the world over the age of 60 will have grown from 500 million to two billion.
New thinking is required to help our older population enjoy their independence for longer and technology can play a key role in helping people to age well.
Lighting up lives in off-grid places
For 1.6 billion people living off-grid around the world, as darkness falls everyday life simply comes to a stop. Simply traveling around after dark can be difficult and potentially dangerous. The Philips SolarGen2 off-grid system harnesses sunlight to provide reliable lighting after dark.
Connected Public Lighting within Smart Cities
Philips and Cisco share their joint vision for connected public lighting for cities: The paper highlights the importance of lighting to help create a livable city, and the opportunity to save energy by the implementation of energy-efficient LED lighting.
Aging Well: The Patient Perspective
Nicola Bedlington, Executive Director of the European Patients’ Forum, takes an in-depth look at the role of patients and carers in discussions about active and healthy aging and outlines how the team of independent Philips Think Tank experts is providing new insights into how different countries and continents approach health and well-being in later years.