Post CES reflection on role of technology and Alzheimer's.
Boston, mid-May, 2016
Buy a lower-maintenance home, work part-time in retirement.
HomeSafe is not an mPERS device. Philips still doesn’t have an mPERS in the market.
Reader response to a Wall Street Journal question.
Technology interprets footstep patterns as a means of understanding well-being.
Young tech developers show ignorance of market size and scale of the people 20 or more years older than they are.
The answer, says Joseph Coughlin of MIT AgeLab, is both.
30% of people aged 65-70 still working.
Fear about security, discrimination, new threats to cut programs for seniors.
Hearing-aid manufacturers and audiologists hope a new collaboration between them and Apple will help.
Per Grand View Research, monitoring services revenue, $1.2 billion in 2012, 50% CAGR, 2014 to 2020.
A new sensor-based home monitoring system, CarePredict, noted in MIT Tech Review.
Village volunteer note taker creates an accurate record of what happened at the appointment.
For a surprising number of others, the call of the landline is still so strong that they find it nearly impossible to give up.
More than 1.3 million new paid caregivers will be needed to meet demand over the next decade.
Why is this good for seniors?
Paperoptions.org fights the government move to all-online interactions.
As childless people age, it raises questions of who will care for them, as well as issues of housing arrangements.
AARP: The boomer generation must continue to work.
"Do not let anyone talk you out of working as long as you wish. Age is just a number. Interest and energy are what count."
Products designed for seniors have been lacking -- this is starting to change.
The village movement in DC -- coordinating volunteers to help older adults live independently.
For the last decade, the highest rate of entrepreneurial activity belongs to those aged 55-64.
The startup health ecosystem -- it is big, really big.
New report: 42 percent of U.S. hospitals have adopted telehealth platforms.
Americans believe that individuals are primarily responsible for their own well-being when they’re older.