Social Innovation

Smart tech
By 2050 it’s expected that there will be 1.5 billion people on the planet aged 65 or over. Today’s 65 year-olds may be hipper and healthier than their parents’ generation, but there’s every chance that by 80 they will be in need of round-the-clock care, potentially for another 15-20 years. How can smart technology help to enable people to live longer, happier lives?
The era when healthcare was solely the preserve of hospitals, doctors and other healthcare practitioners is long gone. We are entering an age where patients increasingly take their health and wellbeing into their own hands.