Posts Tagged ‘aging’
A lot of research is being done to discover ways to treat Alzheimer’s, and treatments such as Adeno-associated virus (AAV) for gene therapy may have the potential to treat Alzheimer’s and aging in the future. https://www.genengnews.com/sponsored/a-360-degree-view-of-aav-production/
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