Recently, Aging 2.0, a global network focused on a collaborative, lifestyle-oriented, opportunity-driven approach to aging, published information on eight areas that present the biggest challenges and opportunities for people to “age in place,” or stay in their homes as they get older.
Patient centered activity tracking
The mobile IoT (Internet of Things) along with miniaturization is making possible never before dreamed of ways to improve patient care and wellness. From simple activities like tracking how many steps we take in a day to complex biometrics and vital signs monitoring, mobile health is a new field that combines several different disciplines to take patient care...
Elder care products are evolving, getting smarter and more effective to help patients live longer, healthier lives. By using smart technology to monitor everything from medication to activity and connecting that information. With the information patients, their families, and their doctors can make informed, real-time decisions about the best options for healthcare.
Few things are more frightening than the prospect of having a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, and as our population ages, that prospect becomes more likely for more individuals. If you’re one of those individuals, or just someone interested in learning about Alzheimer’s, the Alzheimer’s Association is an excellent place to start from both an informational and support perspective.