2017 September Newsletter – Enjoy your retirement with the Smart Home System

Most people are longing for retirement with their spouse, with no need to work, get stuck in busy traffic during peak hours or serve the demanding boss. They might travel around the world for vacation or go aboard to visit their grandchildren. After all these, retirees have to plan their daily schedule such as hiking with friends, learning new knowledge or participating in volunteer work. However, some might experience trouble as their memory seems deteriorating when transiting from the world of work to the world of leisure. For example : […]

By | September 6th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

2017 August Newsletter – Moving from centre based to home based interventions for people at early stage of dementia

Dementia has become a pressing social and health issue, especially in developed economies like Hong Kong. Many NGOs in Hong Kong have provided centre based programs, which include physical exercises, recreational activities and cognitive training for dementia people, and also caring skills for the caregivers. […]

By | August 5th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

2017 July Newsletter – The use of smart home system for people with Dementia

Dementia and its prevalence in HK Dementia is a neurological disease due to the damage of brain cells.  It causes loss of memory and deterioration of mental functions.  The two main types of dementia are [...]

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2017 June Newsletter – Close Encounter with Israel’s technology companies?

I have heard many stories about the success of Israel in military and technology. From the Bible and the suffering of Israel people in holocaust, I also knew that they were very smart people but [...]

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2017 April Newsletter – Assistive technology makes Aging in Place A Smart Living

According to government statistics, the population of persons with chronic diseases had reached 1,375,200, being 19.2% of the Hong Kong population. Half of this group are aged 65 or above.   Co-mobidity is common amongst them. […]

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2017 March Newsletter – Utilizing technology-enabled devices to live a Healthy Golden Age

Census and Statistic Department, HKSAR had released the report of 2016 Population by-census. The figures revealed that Hong Kong becomes an aging society with a very rapid pace. We have a population of 1,160,000 with [...]

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