Thursday, August 29, 2019

How AI Is Helping Care for an Aging Population

TeiaCare, based in Milan, Italy, wants to give caregivers a helping hand and ensure that nursing home residents get the attention they need, when they need it. The company offers the first digital assistant for long-term care that uses intelligent video analytics to make sure carers are alerted when their help is needed the most.

An aging population brings increasing demand for resources such as access to nursing homes. And the population of our planet is aging dramatically. In 2017, the UN estimates there were nearly a billion people aged 60 or over — about 13 percent of the global population, a proportion that is expected to soar.