Health Technology Has Potential To Reshape Aging — But It Hasn’t Been Fully Tapped
From wearables that can keep track of vitals or alert family members to a fall to interconnected devices that could drastically reduce the toll of immobility, the Internet of Things has made many promises to seniors. But for several reasons, its adoption leaves much to be desired.
San Francisco Business Times:
How The Internet Of Things Can Improve Healthcare For Seniors
The rise and popularity of smart devices over the past decade has many consumers bracing for a Jetsons-style future when nearly all household objects start communicating with one another. We’re already using our smartphones to control and monitor our thermostats, doorbells, kitchen appliances, the dog’s eating schedule, our own health, and more. (Townsend, 7/7)