Posts Tagged ‘aging’
Ongoing research is being conducted to find ways technology, such as cognitive computing, can empower the aging population and help older adults live healthier and happier lives. https://www.ibm.com/able/outthink-aging.html
Data shows that more older adults are utilizing home care and are able to stay home the whole time they age.
Many older adults have a positive attitude about aging in place and technology. A survey from a sample of seniors found that 80% owned a smartphone. https://www.cta.tech/Resources/i3-Magazine/i3-Issues/2019/May-June/Active-Aging-Perceptions-and-Attitudes
Aging Services Technologies address issues that older adults face today. The video below discusses high tech aging and how it can improve seniors’ lives. High Tech Aging: Improving Lives Today https://www.giaging.org/issues/aging-services-technologies/
Research shows that although older adults have a high desire for aging in place, many of them don’t think it will happen and may seek alternatives. Pursuing technological devices for at home use may be a great solution. https://doi.org/10.26419/res.00231.001