Cofounded by Mackenzie Jackson and Marley Brown, Brisbane startup Conpago aims to reduce loneliness and enable connection among the elderly living in aged care facilities.
CompareVillages launched earlier this year with the aim of bringing transparency to the sector by helping consumers find and compare retirement villages.
Scooter Tutor has developed Icosian, an online booking system which connects customers, service providers and internal support teams together.
Australia’s gaming industry grew at a 9.6 percent CAGR between 2013 and 2016 as it expanded into other sectors, according to a joint report.
The Government has announced $34 million in funding grants for startups and organisations working on innovative services within the aged care space.
Sydney startup Home Care Heroes has created a platform connecting everyday people with those in their communities who need domestic assistance and companionship.
Better Caring, a peer-to-peer marketplace for aged care and disability support services has today announced a raise of $3 million from Ellerston Ventures.
To improve the quality of life for seniors and their connections to family and friends is a new Melbourne healthtech startup Lumen. The startup is a communications system comprising of smart monitoring devices that provides a way for families to communicate, remotely monitor and provide immediate help if needed.
Melbourne students create virtual reality game to help carers and politicians understand what it’s like to live with dementia
As the old saying goes, you can’t really understand someone until you walk a mile in their shoes. Opaque Multimedia has spun that saying out into a virtual reality experience that helps carers and families understand what it’s like to live with dementia.
After experiencing difficulties trying to find carers for their grandparents, who wanted to stay home and receive care rather than entering a facility, Sydney sisters Lauren Hockley and Marissa Sandler came up with the idea for Careseekers.
It sounds simple – because simplicity is the purpose – but what’s interesting is how scalable ParentPaperwork’s solution is, especially when considering its potential beyond Australia and the education industry.
Sydney based startup Tapestry has secured $600,000 investment, the round was led by the Sydney Angel group of Investors. The company is building a simple to use platform that brings all forms of social media together in one easy to use interface for seniors and their families. The fear of being so exposed on the internet is still a real barrier to entry for a lot of people and they are trying to allow people to get that social experience they want of viewing photos, videos and engage in conversation without the often confusing maze of ads, popups and news feeds.