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”

Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech The age-tech industry is expected to boom over the next few years, and AARP plans to help it along through its Innovation Labs. AARP believes that helping companies in their efforts to offer “innovative, senior-focused tech-based products and services” allows older adults to choose how they live as they age. Companies and … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech Older adults were hit the hardest during the first stage of the COVID-19 outbreak. Due to the pandemic, seniors were afraid to leave home and family members did not want to risk spreading the coronavirus disease when visiting their elderly loved ones. So, seniors stayed connected through telephone calls or virtual visits … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

How A.I. Is Learning To Fight Cancer

How A.I. Is Learning To Fight Cancer In 2013, Hisashi Kambe, a computer systems engineer, developed a unique system that used artificial intelligence (AI) to identify baked goods at a Japanese bakery. The BakeryScan system, for instance, could distinguish a cake from a croissant and a Danish from a turnover. BakeryScan was featured on television … Continue reading “How A.I. Is Learning To Fight Cancer”