New Technology For Old Age: Singapore Caregiving Platform Homage Hustles To Keep Up With Demand For Care As Asia Ages

As Asian populations grow older, Homage CEO Gillian Tee is growing the digital platform’s pool of caregivers, nurses and doctors to meet rising demand.

Gillian Tee was 10 when the elderly nanny who helped raise her passed away from cancer. That experience, and a close bond with her grandmother, made Tee aware of the daily help needed by many seniors, and the struggle families face in finding qualified care. Over two decades later she cofounded Singapore-based Homage, which today claims to have the biggest pool of caregivers in the city-state that families can hire by an app.

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