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It's time for solutions -- not products -- for aging in place

You know homeowners plan to ‘age in place’ – repeated across all surveys.  It makes sense to them – they like their homes, locations, their familiar neighborhoods, shops, their friends, and neighbors. Statistics underpin the goal for 93% of adults 55+.  And they are willing to spend on services to enable them to remain there – home security, food and supplies delivery, and transportation services if they choose to or must go places without driving. They have fueled growth in the home remodeling businesses, spending on bathroom modifications and other aging-related enablers, especially home care – which may be an out-of-reach luxury for many.

Did you miss one? – Six Tech and Aging Blog Posts from January 2024

The more things change.  January 2024 brought announcements, updates and a plethora of new tech, some a dream in the eye of a startup, some in the market and some likely to improve lives, if not right away than soon.  In fact, the most intriguing aspect of the month of CES 2024 was how much like previous events it was – and yet it was the first post-Covid big event, and the first for many new to the tech industry. Also 2024 is shaping up to be a big year of change for the older adults-tech market – some actually think it is disappearing into the tech market for all.  Maybe! Here are the six blog posts from January 2024:

Link-age Launch ready to break down silos in healthcare

09/15/2023

MASON, Ohio, Sept. 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Link-age announced today the creation of a new connected company, Link-age Launch. Link-age Launch is a partnership comprised of Link-age, a Mason, Ohio-based senior living Group Purchasing Organization and industry innovator, Foodbuy, the largest foodservice procurement solutions organization in North America, and the European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance), a community interest company which uses its revenues and activities to provide benefit to its more than 75 international healthcare ecosystems across the globe.

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Together, the All-in-One AI Health Assistant, Improves Care for Aging Americans

08/30/2023

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Together, the leading AI-based health assistant, today unveiled its latest groundbreaking feature: Mental Vitals, an innovative mental health detection tool designed to screen for symptoms of depression and anxiety through voice analysis. Launched just six weeks ago, Together has already garnered more than 11,000 active users — 64% of whom are over the age of 55 — and is transforming the way aging Americans and caregivers manage and monitor their health.

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