27% can be considered "virtual shut-ins," as they do not use any technological devices, programs or apps.
Will there be groundswell of interest from health care organizations (as with retailers) in smartphone apps?
Stories of aging alone past age 85 in NYC.
New startups and some well-known technology brands are offering tech.
Mobile medical alerts -- five examples.
Boston, September 9-23, 2015
Connected Health Symposium, October 29-30 Boston, 2015
LeadingAge Boston November 1-4, 2015
Richmond, VA, November 17, 2015
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Get this. A Dallas article that advised homeowners to Senior-proof their house so you don't have to move later says universal design is now Hot. Read more ... about The end of the Peter Pan home - but shouldn't tech in the home be more universal?
This was an interesting week if you want to think about living to 100. Evercare offered up its 2009 Evercare 100@100 Survey -- which included survey results from college seniors. Dr. Read more ... about Tech advice for living to 100 and enjoying life when you get there
I was fortunate to have an experience this week listening on calls when the Philips Lifeline pendant was activated. Read more ... about A visit to Philips -- the call is a communication lifeline
Devices, devices, everywhere. I guess I just don't get telehealth-related technology 'progress' -- it seems like two steps forward in one area and a few backward somewhere else. On the one hand, there will be 15 million mobile and wireless telehealth devices by 2012, says an ABI July 22 research report, devices that will be jabbering away with information about our chronic disease measurement readings. Read more ... about Fragmented thinking (gov and industry) hobbles healthcare technology enablement
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