Great Businesses Helping to Improve the Lives of the Elderly

Businesses are formed to make profits because without them they would cease to exist but there are many businesses out there that are changing the lives of people. Today we will look at some of the best businesses around the planet that are providing a service or product that is changing the lives of the elderly population.

Being elderly comes with its challenges and most of us won’t realise this until we are old but for the elderly simply going up the stairs or opening a can of food can be challenging so here are some of the best companies around the world that are making a difference.

1) Essential Aids

Essential aids ( are a website that offers everyday items that can help improve the life of a senior. It’s one of the most comprehensive websites for everything that senior person would need in their day to day lives. For example, they have items to help you prepare your food, items to help you get in and even items to help you prepare a cup of tea.

Preparing your food or putting the kettle offers a little more independence for elderly people and because of the company essential aids, elderly people are able to enjoy their lives a little more for a little longer.

2) Taking Care

According to taking care, 60% of the elderly will suffer a trip or fall every year and the results of this can be devastating. A fracture can be fatal so having a company that can help if the worse does happen can give us all better peace of mind.

Taking care offer many products that can help seniors, their telecare and personal alarm systems can alert agents in the event of a fall so the right people can be notified and help can be sent immediately. Their products are catered to older people but this sort of technology could also be used with other illnesses and diseases in the future. A great concept indeed.

3) Best Website Accessibility

As we get older our eyesight can deteriorate, this can be a natural process or it can come from conditions such as glaucoma, cataracts or a wide range of other conditions.  

The world we live in today doesn’t always accommodate to people with visual impairments or other disabilities. Companies such as the best website accessibility help businesses improve the accessibility of their websites so that disabled users can use them.

4) Amplifon

Amplifon is a company in the UK that offers hearing aids for anyone with audio impairment. Their hearing aids come in a variety of sizes and their invisible hearing aids are very difficult to notice for those who are conscious of wearing a hearing aid device.

Amplifon from their reviews seem like a company that provide excellent services to their users and one of the reasons that I like them is they can even come to your home to provide a hearing test if you find it difficult to get to them.


Above are some of the best businesses from around the world that are providing products or services that impact and improve the lives of thousands of people every day. Do you know of any companies doing similar work? If so please mention them in the comment section below.

Adam Hansen

Adam is a part time journalist, entrepreneur, investor and father.