Both consumers and healthcare providers are are taking to using smartphones for healthcare according to a report by by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn with the California Healthcare…
Have you ever spent an hour (or two or three) on the phone functioning as your parents (or grandparents, or fill-in-the-blank) IT department? And you all feel like screaming – some cases actually screaming -- out of frustration? You, because you know it’s only a couple of clicks and problem solved. Them, because “you said it was easy – only a couple of clicks and problems solved! What do I need this computer for anyway?”
“…with the rising tide of tech-savvy baby boomers on the verge of cresting into retirement, broadband is poised to be one of a handful of critical tools necessary for aging seniors in the 21st-century.”
The caregiver shortage is compounded because the underpaid and often immigrant folks filling these important jobs cannot find affordable housing in the community. How can someone work here if they cannot afford to live here?