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Month: June 2019

How technology is changing caregiving

How technology is changing caregiving

Can you imagine that in 2050, there might not be enough caregivers to take care of our seniors? Our society has changed remarkably in the past decades and consequently, our caregiving resources.  Dramatic population changes are happening As mentioned in our previous article Current trends in caregiving, society and family structures are undergoing dramatic changes. The population is aging while Baby Boomers have fewer children, which means there are less family caregivers for our seniors. According to a study by…

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Case studies on Oscar Senior use in care organizations

Case studies on Oscar Senior use in care organizations

20% of caregivers visits take max 15 minutes and 19% of a homecare workers time is spent travelling. We perceive this as a huge inefficiency in the caregiving space and to tackle this, we partner with care organizations. The Oscar Senior platform for care organizations evolved from the idea of an easy to use app for the elderly, with the goal of simplifying technology so they can stay in touch with their loved ones. Following the demand for an age-specific solution,…

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Video Calling solutions for tech-challenged seniors

Video Calling solutions for tech-challenged seniors

Remember just several years back how futuristic video calls seemed? It’s incredible that over such a short span of time, you can now see your friend in an online video call. What makes it even more incredible is that any one of us can access this reality. Video chat has reached the masses, it can be used by everyone, no matter their age or technical ability. Let’s take a look at a few video calling options you can try with…

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