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Month: March 2019

How to Help Your Elderly Patients Adapt to Healthcare Technology

How to Help Your Elderly Patients Adapt to Healthcare Technology

Technology has taken over many professional and social fields. Its benefits are evident for all to see. For example, new technology can make surgery less invasive and computer systems can change the way in which healthcare professionals monitor their patients. Sadly, it sometimes seems seniors are being left out. This is not to say that old people are not interested in technology. They have just not been told how technology will be useful to them. The stereotype is that seniors…

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How the new Google Play policy is affecting our Oscar Senior Android users

How the new Google Play policy is affecting our Oscar Senior Android users

This article is a reaction to Google´s recently announced update on Google Play Developer policy, essentially changing how permissions related to SMS and Call Logs are handled. Since the very beginning of the Oscar Senior project, our mission was to make smart devices easier to use for seniors and therefore, help them stay in touch with their loved ones easily. We started building an app that first only contained a contact list and certain apps. As our users grew in…

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