Through Health Tech Program, Seniors Feel ‘Reborn’
A pilot program gave seniors iPads, FitBits and digital scales to monitor their health, and to reduce isolation by teaching them how to socialize, learn and enjoy themselves online.
Up To 40 Percent Of Seniors Are Significantly Lonely. Can Tech Help?
As baby boomers head into their 60s and 70s, advocacy groups are now exploring the benefits of this kind of tech education for seniors. Prime candidates are elderly people who live in rural areas, are estranged or live far from family, or have health or mobility problems that make it difficult to get around. (Platoni, 6/26)