Month: June 2018

Why Apple should hire your grandmother

The U.S. population is getting older, richer and sicker. Technology giants Amazon, Alphabet and Apple have created devices perfectly suited to help aging Americans, with voice-powered assistants that get smarter as they learn more about their users. Yet, outside of a few niche efforts, the companies haven’t invested ample resources to tailor their apps and…

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Erickson Living, AHCA/NCAL among organizations on 2018 ‘Top Workplaces’ list

Erickson Living, the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living, Capital One, Cushman and Wakefield, and Walker and Dunlop are five of 150 companies and organizations named to the Washington Post’s “Top Workplaces 2018” list, which recognizes Washington, D.C.-area employers, the media outlet has announced. Erickson Living, based in Catonsville, MD, and…

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Inexpensive eye imaging method may help monitor Alzheimer’s progression

Queen’s University Belfast researchers found the eye may be a critical indicator for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) along with a host of other neurodegenerative diseases. Published in the Journal of Ophthalmic Research, the study showed peripheral retinal imaging, using ultra-wide field (UWF) technology, can be used to visualize changes in the peripheral retina that are associated…

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