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.
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.
Towards a Healthy 2020: Transforming our Bodies and our Lifestyles
From the sicker-than-ever to the better-than-well, leading futurist Rod Falcon, leader of the Health Horizons Program at the ‘Institute for the Future’ talks about the work of the Aging Well Think Tank and explains how it is forecasting the future of aging and exploring how we can manage our collective health in the coming decade.
Home Healthcare with Technology for Aging Well
Laurie M. Orlov, founder of market research firm ‘Aging in Place Technology Watch’ and member of the Philips Aging Well Think Tank, explains the various innovations that are helping seniors to communicate, manage their health and contribute to society from the comfort of their own homes.