GO2SLEEP: Monitor Sleep Patterns, Screen For Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is having its mainstream moment – on Top Chef Colorado, two of the three contestants in the Bear Den use sleep apnea machines. They joke lightly about it and their CPAP [...]

Thriva: I Took My Own Blood Sample – What it’s like to use the Thriva kit

Founded in 2016, Thriva’s mission is to prevent health issues before they occur by sending customers an at-home blood sampling kit each quarter. Available in the United Kingdom, customers [...]

Sensara: Unobtrusive and Invisible Monitoring for Aging at Home

Sensara is a Dutch company focused on helping the elderly age gracefully at home. Sensara’s mission is clear, “We provide a way of unobtrusive and invisible monitoring – the user doesn’t [...]

Evermind: Use Appliances to Monitor Loved Ones As They Age

Evermind uses household appliances to monitor daily activities of the aging at home population. The device looks like an adapter and can be plugged into any home AC outlet, with the monitored [...]

Quell: First Drug-Free And FDA Cleared Pain Relief Wearable Hits the Market

Raising over 300% of its goal on Indiegogo in less than two weeks, Quell, created by scientists and technologists at NeuroMetrix, is the first pain relief wearable to hit the market. Quell looks [...]

Focus Topic – The Aging Population

By 2030, the number of Americans age 65 and older will double to about 71 million. Not only are people living longer but more people want to stay at home as they grow older, and there are fewer [...]

MOCAheart: Sleek Design Makes Heart Monitoring Fashionable for All Ages

MOCACARE’s MOCAheart is a small, portable device that measures blood pressure related vital signs, needing only two fingers. Users cover the light sensor with one finger, and rest another finger [...]

Beddit And Forget It: Unobtrusive Sleep Tracking Unveils Habits

The Beddit Sleep Tracker uses ballistocardiography (BCG) to track activity including heartbeat, respiration, and movement, in order to analyze sleep quality, duration, and patterns. Unlike other [...]

Headspace: A Personal Trainer for Your Mind

Andy Puddicombe is a meditation and mindfulness expert – you might have seen his Ted Talk, discussing the benefits of directing 10 minutes a day to doing nothing but focusing on ourselves [...]

June: An Elegant Way to Protect Your Skin From Sun Damage

Netatmo’s June is a connected cosmetic device that protects skin from sun damage. It is an elegant bracelet that has UVA and UVB sensors to collected sun exposure data and transmit coverage [...]