Aging In Place: Healthier Life; Latest Trend

Aging In Place: Healthier Life; Latest Trend The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, which keeps track of the housing trends in the country, has set its sights on the older adult population. The federally backed home mortgage company, better known as Freddie Mac, conducted two surveys within five years to determine the attitudes and perceptions … Continue reading “Aging In Place: Healthier Life; Latest Trend”

Senior Tech For Aging In Place

Senior Tech For Aging In Place Living independently is getting increasingly easier—and safer—for older adults thanks to the growing number of smart-home devices. As long as there is Wi-Fi and Internet in the home, seniors can use a smartphone app, a laptop, or a smart-home hub to control the temperature on a thermostat, respond to … Continue reading “Senior Tech For Aging In Place”

Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech Nancy Delano, a retired elder care nurse, enjoys her independence. The 80-year-old Denver, Colorado resident drives to movies and plays and goes out to dinner with her friends. Delano’s son, Tom Rogers, checks on her because he is concerned about his mother living alone. Delano knows that living alone has its drawbacks. … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic changed life as we know it, and among those changes were older adults discovering that technology could move them into a new form of living. What’s been dubbed as “virtual assisted living” came about when smart devices were used during the pandemic to help older … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

Latest on “Aging in Place” for seniors

Latest on “Aging in Place” for seniors Older adults who want to age in place may have to make modifications to their existing homes, according to a recently released study. What’s more, the “Aging in Place” study suggests that technology will play a key role in helping seniors remain independent. The new study conducted by … Continue reading “Latest on “Aging in Place” for seniors”

Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech Adults 65 years old and older are among the fastest-growing populations in the United States. And, seniors say they want to be as independent as possible as they age actively and gracefully. The good news is that older adults may achieve their goals with the help of technology designed specifically for them. … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech The number of tech companies developing devices that help older adults live independently in their own homes has increased over the years. But the COVID-19 pandemic pushed the creation of age tech startups, technology development for seniors, and the use of existing technology into overdrive. Telehealth conferences and video chats via smartphones, … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

Connecting the human brain to do things wirelessly

Connecting the human brain to do things wirelessly Establishing a wireless connection between a human brain and a computer sounds like the plot of a science fiction story. But this was actually done by a research team from the BrainGate consortium, a U.S.-based organization that develops and tests medical devices for people with neurological disease, … Continue reading “Connecting the human brain to do things wirelessly”