Gerontology & Geriatrics

Living in an almshouse boosts life expectancy, UK report finds

Living in an almshouse can boost the longevity of its residents by as much as two-and-a-half years compared to their counterparts in the general population, according to a new Bayes Business School report.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Smart sock alerts older people to risk of falling

Older people will be alerted to the increased risk of falls thanks to a new smart sock created by electronic textiles (e-textiles) experts at Nottingham Trent University.

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