New tech is happening in every industry, every space. Now we are seeing huge advances being made in senior living, and I think it begs a couple of questions.
Does tech need to be tailored to the seniors who will use it, or will we see them adapt as these new tools are introduced into their lives? We have watched our world change as we adapt our behaviors to integrate new technology into our lives. Are seniors going to be as flexible? This is a generation that has steadfastly resisted change in everything from social issues to politics for the last 20 years or more. Will they adapt to the new technology that is designed for their needs and lifestyles?
How does technology affect the new waves of seniors who are aging into care needs over the next decade? How should those of us in the industry adapt our methods to utilize these tools and make them an effective part of caring for our seniors?