A rant about the Internet of Things hype.
The brace will track motion, gait, cadence, and stride length.
The ratio of useful apps to worthless ones is as large as it was before, if not larger.
Not covered by insurance, and often bought, but not used.
Deploying user-friendly gesture recognition system.
Boston, September 9-23, 2015
Connected Health Symposium, October 29-30 Boston, 2015
LeadingAge Boston November 1-4, 2015
Richmond, VA, November 17, 2015
Published (10-09-2015) Boomer Mobile and Wearable Health Click here
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
Demographic born between 1946 and 1964.
New AARP study confirms that 25% of those 50+are using Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter. Read more ... about Social networking is popular among boomers
A look at future -- how technology changes will dramatically alter the way we age. Read more ... about Aging Trends -- Mature Market Consultants
Lots of detail about the under-65 crowd. We are a society so consumed by age bracketing and labels, you'd think there was enough data to meet all the needs of marketers. Read more ... about The '65+' survey conundrum
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
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