A not-so-complimentary NY Times hands-on review of the AARP RealPad.
Using the new feature is as easy as saying "Alexa, read [book title]."
Development, validation, commercialization, dissemination, adoption of products & services.
Maine is the oldest state in the nation -- thus research on tech for seniors.
When driving stops, total isolation kicks in.
Updated: (01-29-2015) Technology Market Overview Report Click here
Published: (06-20-2014) Challenging Innovators 2014 Report Click here
Published (03-08-2013) Next Generation Response Systems Click here
Updated (8-25-2012) Aging and Health Technology Report Click here
Updated (7-31-2012) The Future of Home Care Technology Click here
Published (2-14-2012) Linkage Technology Survey Age 65-100 Report Click here
Published (4-29-2011) Connected Living for Social Aging Report Click here
Boston, MA, June 16 - July 7, 2015
Washington, DC, July 20, 2015
Health 2.0, Santa Clara, CA, October, 2015
Demographic born between 1946 and 1964.
Thoughts about AARP's redesigned website. Read more about AARP showing a tech-savvy face to baby boomers
Another week, this time a look at the future of healthy aging. Yesterday kicked off the first of a two-year Think Tank initiative sponsored by Philips through its Center for Health and Well-Being. The purpose of this Think Tank is to consider and flesh out ideas about what it means globally to age successfully -- with implications about future requirements for policy, health systems, and technology use. Read more about Mobility and PERS, boomers and shifting expectations
Boomers don't like the process of researching tech products. Read more about Baby boomers love the technology, hate the process
Socially and personally, information access empowers. BCS (once known as the British Computer Society) published an interesting report this month called "The Information Dividend: Can IT Make You Happier?" This study of 35,000 examines the relationship between access to information and the means of getting it with responders' life satisfaction. Read more about Empower the user -- product design assumptions for boomers and seniors
Hearing aids are upgraded to match baby boomer expectations. Read more about Baby Boomers Expect Hip Hearing Aids
Life Goes Strong -- topics and passions “at the center of this dynamic generation’s everyday lives." Read more about P&G, NBC Digital Create Boomer Vertical Channel
Not surprising -- baby boomers don't want to be called Senior Citizens (or, I bet, seniors). Read more about Baby boomers shed Senior Citizen label
'The Checklist Manifesto' has applicability to buying tech for aging. I just finished reading "The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right" by Atul Gawande, a surgeon who developed a checklist to improve surgery safety for WHO and his own operating room. Read more about Checklist for acquiring a technology product or solution
About the 2 million people over 55 who are unemployed. Read more about Older (55+) Jobseekers Face an Uphill Battle
Now that boomers are online, how do they use the Net on behalf of their own health? Read more about Disruptive Demographics -- Health 3.0
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