Agetech Innovators Take On Fall Prevention, Mobility Challenges For Older Adults

As the global population ages, a crop of tech startups is rising to meet seniors’ needs and improve their quality of life, including by keeping them upright and mobile.

AI-enabled technologies that can detect changes in a person’s gait to serve as an early warning system for potential health problems, or assist with mobility issues, in the case of Parkinson’s disease patients, for example, are expected to see rising demand. 

Denver, Colorado-based start-up Nymbl Science, which developed an app-based program that gamifies balance and fall prevention, partners with insurers, such as Medicare Advantage and single-payer systems, to provide training exercises at home via any smart device.

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