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Conscious aging cooperative in Israel

in Health & Science

Startups are taking all kinds of shape in the startup nation. Much like the co-working spaces which have sprung up across the world, a new conscious community cooperative is following suit in the form of an elderly co-living space in Israel. For a group of about thirty people between the ages of 50 – 75,…

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Skipping Lines is Now Legal

in Life, Culture & Sports

The one thing the Israeli Government can agree on unanimously is kindness. A new law legislates that Israelis over the age of 80 can request priority service in public offices. This means that at banks, post offices, pharmacies, stores and other bureaucratic places, the elderly can skip, or saunter, to the front of the line.…

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Robot Companion to Cure Loneliness for Elderly

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science

Loneliness is becoming a worldwide epidemic, especially for older people who live alone. Recent studies have proven the dire effects loneliness can have on someone’s life, and an Israeli company called Intuition Robotics has set out to change that. Intuition Robotics has brought together the fields of technology and psychology to create Elli●Q, a robot…

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