What Best Buy’s Health Strategy Means For Senior Living

Amazon, Apple, Google and other tech giants are executing on health care strategies that could disrupt senior living, but to my mind, the industry could be affected most quickly and directly by a more traditional retailer: Best Buy.

The Richfield, Minnesota-based company is known for its big-box stores that sell tech products, from smartphones to dishwashers. But Best Buy also has launched Best Buy Health and in the last few years has made major investments — totaling about $1 billion — to build up this part of the company, which is laser-focused on tech and services for the older adult population.

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