Age in Place Technology
Computers. Technology. The Digital age. Welcome to a new approach to aging in place – using technology to extend living in the home of your choice and contributing to the quality of your life. From computer games to challenge our brains, email and video conferencing to stay connected with family and friends to entire home ‘smart’ systems. Technology has a permanent and – exciting role in our lives. Specifically when it comes to Health, Home Automation, Security, Communications and Lifestyle.
AIP Digital Lifestyle
Broadband technologies, email, telephone – the digital house – are all essential to aging in place. Banking and shopping from home, access to entertainment. i.e., music, videos, tv, help maintain vital connectivity.
Also known as E-Health, E-Caring, Telehealth, among other terms, is technology that improves connectivity, monitoring and data collection to help predict and manage social and healthcare needs of those who wish to age in place at home.
A home with many features that are automated and devices that communicate with each other creating a system that enables normal activities of daily living.
AT&T Wants to Connect Caregivers with Loved Ones
For the next 20 years, 10,000 Americans will turn 65 each day. Annual assisted living costs are projected to start at $50,000 a year in
Technology Creating Smart Medical Homes
Dr. Eric Topol has become the foremost expert in the exploding field of wireless medicine. He talks to Dr. Nancy Snyderman about how technology can
Smart Window Running Windows
2012 CES Innovation Winner: Samsung Smart Window. You can manage everything through this window: update your social networks,watch TV and close the blinds.
Telemedicine Is Gaining Traction
Reimbursement is the driving force for telemedicine expansion in the United States. Big insurance companies are encouraging large employers to implement interactive video telemedicine programs. With the new healthcare bill the federal government is providing financial incentives to study telemedicine and other innovations.
Could a smartphone be the future of medicine?
One of the world’s top physicians, Dr. Eric Topol, has a prescription that could improve your family’s health and make medical care cheaper. The cardiologist
Hi-Tech, Low Maintenance TeleHealth Project Underway in UK
For Eddie Beardsmore, age 62, and a chronic pulmonary disease (COPD) sufferer the beeping black box on his hall table has changed his life. Less