Tag Archives: Senior Living

YC-Backed Amulyte Is Building A Better Lifeline For Seniors On The Move | TechCrunch

19 Aug

YC-Backed Amulyte Is Building A Better Lifeline For Seniors On The Move | TechCrunch.

Amulyte isn’t the first startup to tackle the senior-sensing problem: Virginia-based BeClose pulled back the curtain on its own in-home monitoring system last year, while the team at Lively tried to crack the code by tracking objects around the house instead of people. Still, the pair have cooked up one of the few monitoring schemes that can keep tabs on seniors wherever they go, and opening up that backend to multiple caretakers means that loved ones and professionals always have access to the same information is an awfully smart move.

Are ‘Elderly’ or ‘Senior’ Derogatory words?

27 Apr

This was not a whimsical poll.

We were inspired to learn your views, after a recent Guardian Article came out that suggested the following words are deemed derogatory: Codger, Fogey, Elderly, Senior, Fossil, Biddy, Sweet Little Old Lady

The advice is included in a media guide on reporting issued by the think tank The International Longevity Center, and ageism campaign group Aging Services of California.

While the rest of the words have colloquial British meanings (fogey, codger) and some are just plain rude (fossil), the author of this post does not believe that the terms ‘Elderly’ or ‘Senior’ is derogatory per se. Of course, if used in a discriminatory context or with willful intent any word can sound bad.

According the the new journalist guide:

Instead, people aged over 50 should be referred to as ‘older people’ or simply ‘man’ or ‘woman’ followed by their age, the guide suggests.

What do you think?

 

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27 Jan

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