Is there money to be made from loneliness?

It’s a horrible question, to be sure. But if you think about it, most professions make money from the misfortune of others. Doctors make money from the illness of a patient and a horticulturalist makes money out of a failing crop. Viewed this way, it makes the question sadly more palatable. This article in the Guardian […]

Cognitive ergonomics equals Age-Friendly

Defined as the practice of designing products that match the way we think, cognitive ergonomics will help remove age-barriers. This article in the Economist explains that this is growing in importance as customers are overloaded with information. Our concept of Lifetime Customer Experience means that adults of all ages can access and enjoy brand experiences. Cognitive, physical […]

Shocking alzheimer's wake-up call for China

In 2010, China had more people living with Alzheimer’s disease than any other country in the world and twice as many cases of Alzheimer’s and other kinds of dementia as the World Health Organization thought. Cases of all kinds of age-related dementia in the country rose from 3.7 million in 1990 to 9.2 million in […]