A new technology being developed in England is targeting a specific need among the aging population: simple, direct communication without the need for tech savvy. Speakset, the burgeoning tech being piloted in the UK in homes and health care communities, takes a TV and turns it into a video communication device. With the installation of […]
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.