Posts Tagged ‘smart technology’
People are more likely to become more disenfranchised and disadvantaged with less use of technology, because technology is more integrated into everyday life. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1524856/
Basic smart technology components that safeguard and monitor the home can protect and keep Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients safe. https://health.usnews.com/health-care/for-better/articles/2017-12-22/keeping-a-technological-eye-on-alzheimers-and-dementia-patients-at-home
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/
New technological developments are improving the quality of life for socially isolated older adults by connecting them with family and immersive experiences through use of tools such as headphones and virtual reality sets.
Enhancing technology designs to suit seniors’ needs, and improving technology literacy for older adults can remove barriers for their adoption of smart technology. Utilization of smart technology is important because it can better older adults’ health mentally and physically, and lead to a higher quality of life. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6627975/
Technology helps older adults comfortably age in place and keep loved ones at ease because caregivers can be alerted as soon as something urgent happens at home.
The older adult population is growing and “according to AARP, 87% of older adults age 65+ want to age in place and stay in their current home and community as they age” (Taylor). Smart technology can help them do so.
Smart technology is even more important in senior care at home amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Smart technology helps older adults safely continue to live independently at home by allowing caregivers to remotely monitor and manage the activities of older adults. Technology for senior home care can assist caregivers in coordinating…