Marianne Coleman

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The Silver Economy: Technology to bring funerals into modern age | Financial Times

A San Francisco start-up wants to use technology to transform one of the last industries to still rely on pen and paper: funerals.<p>Passare is one of a …

San Francisco

The Silver Economy: Start-ups reinvent smartphone for the elderly | Financial Times

A British start-up backed by some of the world’s largest technology groups is aiming to reinvent the smartphone for elderly users – to address a …

Mobile Devices

The Silver Economy: Healthier and wealthier | Financial Times

When Del Webb built its first retirement community in Sun City, Arizona, in 1960, the typical occupants were a retired husband and his wife who had …


Companies target baby boomers and the $15tn silver economy | Financial Times

Ford is developing a driving seat that can detect a potential heart attack and bring the car safely to a stop, joining a lengthening list of …

Thought Leadership

The Silver Economy: Tech sector taps surge of connected boomers | Financial Times

After his mother died, Stuart Arnott worried about how his elderly father would cope living on his own in Fife more than 450 miles away from the …

Customer Service

Baby boomers spend the inheritance rather than pass it on | Financial Times

They are the baby boomers who have benefited from booming house prices, improved healthcare and protected pensioner benefits.<p>But two-thirds of people …