Globally, the population of seniors is projected to surge, increasing from 530.5 million in 2010 to 1.5 billion in 2015. Many diseases that plague older adults have also gone from acute (pneumonia once called the old man’s friend) to chronic…


American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium 15-19 November 2014 Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America Dr. Alex I. Gavino Research Scientist SMU-TCS iCity Lab What is this conference? The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is the academic home[..]

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Sensors help keep seniors safe at home 27 Apr 2015 About 100 Housing Board flats in Marine Parade are being installed with sensors as part of a pilot project initiated by SMU. SMU School of Information Systems (SIS) research programme manager Elina Yu said that when fully operational, the sensors will be able to check […]


Ageing Around The World ICity Lab/iCare system is featured the Channel NewsAsia tonight at 8pm for the Future Forward series – episode of Ageing Around The World October 21,2014 There were an estimated 600 million people aged 60 and above worldwide in the year 2000. This number is expected to more than triple by the […]

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