New report from Doro finds critical gap between seniors’ interest in new tech and their ability to use it


A new report from Doro, the market leader in telephony for an aging population, has shown that contrary to popular belief, half of British seniors (50 per cent) are excited by new technologies and trust them to help in their everyday life. Despite this interest in technology, however, only 12 per cent of those surveyed have adopted tech-enabled personal aids such as safety alarms, apps and sensors. This is highlighted in the report “From walking frame to robots – a report about seniors and technology”, which is based on a European-wide research conducted by Novus and commissioned by Doro, which saw more than 1000 senior citizens interviewed in the UK.

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Welbeing acquires Eden Housing Association’s Independent Living Service


Continuing a period of organic growth and acquisition as well as strengthening their position in Cumbria, Welbeing took control of Eden Housing Association’s (EHA) alarm and response services in Eden and Carlisle on 26th June. Welbeing itself was recently acquired by Doro Group, the global market-leader in senior mobile phones, as the next step in Doro expanding their telecare business.

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Doro acquires Welbeing, a UK based telecare company


To expand their telecare business and strengthen their platform and service revenue, Doro has acquired the UK based telecare company Welbeing, based in Eastbourne, UK. Doro will initially pay approximately 130 MSEK.

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Doro announces technology care solution for seniors


Doro, the phone and technology provider, today announces SmartCare by Doro, a cloud-based technology care solution tailored for the needs of seniors. SmartCare by Doro connects sensors in the home to the cloud, in order to automatically alarm and notify relatives or care providers if changes in behavior occur or if the senior needs assistance.

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