CARES4WOUNDS uses digital technology and artificial intelligence to provide a comprehensive system for wound assessment and management. Chronic wounds are particularly prevalent among older people in care facilities and this innovation streamlines the process for evaluation and treatment.
Houston Apollo Model –Sustainable Intelligent Community Health Service for Older People In Remote Areas
A model for delivering medical services in rural areas by leveraging existing community activities—i.e., the Yunlin government’s congregate meal service (CMS) sites, where people 65 and older can come and receive subsidized meals in a community space. National Taiwan University Hospital’s Yunlin Branch is the command center, coordinating with local physicians to provide free telemedicine consultations and health monitoring to older people at the CMS sites.
By leveraging smartphone technology with their community-based healthcare and monitoring system mobile app, Buddy HomeCare assists three target groups: older people with low incomes, older people with middle and high incomes, and youth with low incomes.
Preventing Stroke Recurrence through a Hospital–Local Government Partnership to Support Patient Self-Management
The city of Komagane has partnered with the Showa Inan General Hospital on an initiative to help mild stroke patients better manage their health to prevent recurrence. Skilled professionals start working with patients and their families during their hospitalization, engaging them in their own health goal setting and management and then consulting with them for the first year following their discharge.
Vietnam’s aging population faces vision loss, impacting their independence. The Vietnam Association of the Elderly launched “Bright Eyes for Older People” in 2012, providing free vision care to millions. This data-driven campaign, backed by partnerships, raised over $22.3 million.
The Grandpa-Grandma Shop cleans the donated items, makes any necessary repairs, and makes them available for rent or sale. The initiative helps preserve the environment through the reuse of equipment and the income generated from the shop is used to promote activities to provide a better quality of life for seniors.