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Auckland retirement village first to roll out game-changing new tech

Press Release A new tablet to benefit the elderly is due to roll out across a retirement village in Remuera, Auckland, but it’s not the kind you swallow. Rawhiti Estate is the first retirement village in the world to combine tablet-based technology and employee communication tools that help take the …

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Are Robots taking over?

We all know that technology has come leaps and bounds over the last few decades. It was 10 years ago, that Apple first released their iPhone to the public. Now pretty much every second person has one. The same with computers – not long ago was it an unaffordable luxury …

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Tracking movements

For many, having a GPS tracker tracking your every movements would feel like a loss of independence and a major invasion of privacy. I mean, it could mean that people could find out you were doing something you shouldn’t have, like going through the drive through instead of going to …

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Forging connections with people living with dementia

Anyone caring for someone with dementia will know the art of conversation can become a labour of love. Loss of connection, feelings of isolation and communication issues are some of the most difficult challenges when caring for people living with dementia. Innovations in assistive technological have helped improve the lives …

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Services that can help you enjoy your favourite TV programmes

Do you have trouble hearing or seeing your TV? Do you find it hard to distinguish the dialogue from the background music? Do you find it hard to see what’s happening when the programme is dimly lit? Able offers two free services to help you follow your favourite programmes better, …

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