Age Tech Japan Newsletter: January 2022

“Big in Japan – Perspective from 35 Years of Living in an Aging Country”

Debbie Howard, Chairman of The Carter Group/Japan Market Resource Network, was recently interviewed by leading agetech innovator Keren Etkin (author of the recently released book “The AgeTech Revolution”) and founder of The Gerontechnologist, about agetech in Japan.

In the interview, Debbie shares perspectives from her 35 years in Japan (the most aged country in the world), and what it takes to succeed in the aging, agetech and caregiving landscape in Japan.

You can watch/ listen to “Big in Japan – Perspective from 35 Years of Living in an Aging Country” in podcast format, on YouTube, or scroll down to read a transcript of our conversation. Enjoy!
All about Age-Tech in Japan – as heard on Clubhouse

Just in case you missed it, please join The Carter Group Chairman Debbie Howard for a replay of Parts 1 and 2 of “Age-Tech in Japan” (recorded on Oct. 7th and 14th JST, on Japan Business Insights Clubhouse Room, moderated by Maya Matsuoka and Tim Sullivan). In Part 1, we explored Japan’s aging consumers and how they’re different from aging populations around the world; in Part 2, we took a look at the needs areas for Japan’s aging population, along with product examples already in the market.

“Age-Tech in Japan” – Part 1 (Oct.7th JST)
“Age-Tech in Japan” – Part 2 (Oct.14th JST)

If you haven’t yet downloaded our Age-Tech White Paper (titled Japan: The World’s Real-time Laboratory for Age-Tech), you can check it out here!

Japan: The World’s Real-time Laboratory for Age-Tech

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