Swiss Re's Symposium on Smarter Care Solutions for the 'Silver Storm' was held in Hong Kong on November 19th. Yorelle Kalika, CEO of Active Global Specialised Caregivers, showcased how Professional, Affordable Care can be beneficial to the patient, their families, as well as the healthcare systems and the insurance industry.
On August 26th, Active Global Specialised Caregivers started its recruting operations in Sri Lanka. The office will focus on recruiting qualified nurses and nursing aides to work in Hong Kong and Singapore as Live-In Caregivers
As Asia ages, entrepreneurs rush in
Singaporean entrepreneur Serene Tan first noticed a gaping hole in Asia's senior care market when she was a college student. The developer of GlydeSafe - an intuitive walking aid for the elderly - observed that firms who provided goods and services for the elderly were lacking a personalized, customer-based approach.
"The silver market is underserved because the local landscape of health care and retail is dominated by a few large players who operate a traditional business model of importing from overseas. This inhibits creativity," Tan, director of Sorgen, which develops GlydeSafe, told CNBC. "If we want to improve the standard of living, we have to i... [Read More...]