Dr. Richard Caro


Dr. Richard G. Caro is co-founder of Tech-enhanced Life, a Public Benefit corporation with the mission of improving the quality of life of older adults and their families, and is also an “occasional” angel investor, with a particular focus on the intersection of healthcare, aging, and technology. Richard started his career as a researcher at Stanford University, and then spent a number of years developing novel medical products (including medical lasers for minimally invasive surgery, and ophthalmology (e.g. LASIK)). He has a D.Phil in Physics from Oxford University where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and has 24 patents.

9:15 AM PST

Friday April 8, 2022

LIVE - PERS & Fall detection: To wear or not to wear

Join us for this panel discussion on the emerging landscape of fall detection tools. We've seen growth in both wearable options, from phones to hearing aids, as well as stand-alone devices using everything from video to AI to radar frequencies to "see" a fall and call for help. So which one is best? When should one be used over the other and what do users feel about the options presented?