Loneliness hits elderly hardest during pandemic

Since the start of the pandemic, studies from the United Kingdom, the US, Austria and the Netherlands have shown that older adults are suffering from higher levels of loneliness. 

The people who help you die better

Pain is just the visible part of the iceberg of suffering. A network of compassionate volunteers caring for their terminally ill neighbours is helping more people in Kerala, India, to end their days at peace and at home.

Virtual-reality system for the elderly wins health care prize

A team earned the $25,000 grand prize for creating a virtual-reality platform that gives residents in assisted-living facilities the chance to explore the world virtually.

12-Year-old Creates First App to Help Alzheimer's Patients Keep Track of Things

Emma Yang created Timeless, - the first app designed specifically for Alzheimer’s patients. The teen, who received one of the “Ten Under Twenty” innovation awards, is still in the development stages of the app but she hopes to release it by the end of the year.