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Analysis & Exploration: Future aging trends

Seniors Embrace Social Media in Surprising Numbers

One of the writers I featured in my new book, The Vintage years: Finding Your Inner Artist (Writer, Musician, Visual Artist) After Sixty, didn't begin to write her first book until she was in her eighties. And realizing at that time that her preferred method of pen and paper was no longer efficient, she embarked on learning how to use a computer. At ninety-two she's quite proficient at the keyboard and no stranger to email.

 

 

Aging in Place needs a Business Model

Aging in Place is a widely popular concept. Seniors want it. Economists think it has to happen if we are not all to go broke. And there is lots of technology being developed that may help. But, picking the right business model is a thorny issue.

 

 

Our Aging World as a Graphic

Food for thought. What will life be like when a third of the population in a country is over 60? We definitely need ways for "80 to become the new 60".

 

 

Home Health Care – Who are the stakeholders?

Home healthcare is a huge market. The demand is growing. Investors, executives, and technologists all have ideas for solutions. The key to moving things forward is to bring all of these stakeholders together to look at their issues and concerns.

 

 

Health Technology Forum Conference 2013: Notes

One of the best conferences I attended this year was Health Technology Forum 2013 in San Francisco. Two sessions stood out in particular:

 

 

Explorer Discussions: Future aging trends

What We Wish A Robot or Smartphone Could Do For Us

Saratoga Retirement Community explorers take on the assignment of describing just what a robot might do for them, not only around the home, but beyond.

The Topic: If you could wave a magic wand and have your house, or robot servant magically do three things for you each week or day that... .........Read more

Senior Living After COVID: SRC Explorers

Saratoga Retirement Community residents offer thoughtful suggestions for needed changes in group housing and services based on their experiences with congregate living during the Covid-induced restrictions to occupancy. .........Read more

What I Would Change to Make My Life Better?

Longevity Explorers at Saratoga Retirement Community are asked what one thing they would change to improve their lives. .........Read more

What Would You Change to Better Your Life (2)?

The Explorers are challenged to think of the one thing in their lives they would change if they could do so by waving a magic wand. .........Read more

What Would You Change to Better Your Life (1)?

The group is asked "If you had a magic wand, and could change one thing in your life for the better, what would that thing be?" .........Read more

Jobs we wish a robot could do for us

Sequoias, San Francisco, Explorers are challenged to let their imagination create a list of household tasks that they would like done for them by an intelligent device. .........Read more

 

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K4Connect

 
K4Connect
 

K4Connect has created a technology platform (called the K4Community) designed to be a "smart OS for senior living". It includes a variety of smarthome devices and the use of Alexa as a Voice Interface, all connected to an enterprise system that helps a senior living facility "manage" its...

 

 

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