Inventions helping older Australians in their homes

| 14 Nov 2016

A number of inventions are helping older Australians to stay in their homes for longer, such as clear toasters that reduce the risk of triggering smoke alarms, and clothes that zip up at the side for ease of access. Products such as these can help to reduce the trigger points that often determine whether a person moves away from community care services and into a residential aged care facility.

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Tags: aged care, ageing, ageing population, assistive technology, community care, device, home care, innovation, invention, mental health, technology, wellbeing

Sophia Bolden

Communications Coordinator

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Coordinator at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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