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Caring for a booming senior population: How tech helps and hurts

Caring for a booming senior population: How tech helps and hurts

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Technology is changing how we care for seniors, and with the number of seniors in the U.S. expected to double by 2050, entrepreneurs are investing in new technologies designed specifically for the senior population. This trend has the potential to improve the lives of not only seniors, but also those who care for America's aging population as well.

Integrating mind, body and spirit

Integrating mind, body and spirit

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As technologies continue to develop, our residents' needs also change. The need for a computer lab is waning as our residents are starting to be more tech-savvy. Life enrichment teams in long-term care must come up with new ideas of how to embrace technology.

Pew report: US expectations for elder care are at odds with those in similar nations

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People in the United States are much more likely to say that seniors should be responsible for their own care, compared with people living in similar economies around the world, according to a recently released study from the Pew Research Center.

Hope I die before I get (too) old

Hope I die before I get (too) old

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When it comes to life spans, we are the chosen ones.