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.

Digital Health

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.

Smart Homes

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.

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.

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Contact Lens That Monitors Your Health

Babak ParvisImagine: a glucose monitor for diabetics directly on the eye. Cholesterol checking or infection detection. Blood screening available anytime. Even a computer display. That’s the vision of Babak Parvis, innovation professor from the University of Washington.

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