Tech giants Apple and IBM are taking steps to dramatically broaden their impact on senior care, launching a program to put iPads with health care applications in the hands of millions of aging people. The initiative is rolling out first in Japan, through a partnership with Japan Post Group, the companies announced last Thursday. Japan […]
After a decade of whispers, trials, pilots and promise, virtual reality now seems on the precipice of a boom in senior housing and senior care settings.
The impending wave of baby boomers into the senior population will bring more than just massive numbers of potential residents. This isn’t merely a question of bulk. It’s a question of breadth, with a wider range of seniors becoming inherently trickier to serve.
Health care costs for seniors are soaring, health levels are plateauing and experts across the care continuum are searching for fixes to both. The answer could be found by going back to the basics in medical care.