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Senior Care Food Gains Popularity with Aging Population

Senior Care Food Gains Popularity with Aging Population

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Food manufacturers are jumping into the care food business for seniors as customized meal products for seniors are expected to grow in demand alongside an aging population. Pulmuone Foodmerce, the distribution arm of South Korean food producer Pulmuone Co, signed a memorandum of understanding with Aria Care Korea, an [...]

Elderly Consumers Struggling with Ubiquitous Payment Kiosks

Elderly Consumers Struggling with Ubiquitous Payment Kiosks

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — With the installation of touch screen-based digital kiosks spreading throughout South Korean society centering on restaurant businesses, elderly consumers are having difficulty adapting to the new technology. According to a survey conducted by the Korea Consumer Agency (KCA) of 300 elderly consumers over the age of 65, 81.6 percent [...]

S. Korea to Introduce System to Prevent Financial Fraud Against Seniors

S. Korea to Introduce System to Prevent Financial Fraud Against Seniors

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — A specially designed credit card to prevent seniors from falling victim to various kinds of financial fraud by notifying family members or other designated guardians when the card is used to pay large sums of money will soon be available, the South Korea’s financial regulator said Sunday. The Financial [...]