Apple and IBM are collaborating with Japan Post (the country's postal service) to provide iPads loaded with support services for seniors in Japan. The iPads will come loaded with a suite of "quality of life apps," including those that allow seniors to coordinate medical reminders, shopping, doctor appointments, household maintenance, household cleaning, and transportation.

Value for Dubai

Dubai can learn from such benefit-driven public private partnerships to reshape traditional models of care and service delivery, delivering impact across generations and contributing to a happier life for all.