“Tech Revolution Benefits the Aging,” by Sally Abrahms, Kiplinger
“Imagine your frail father dons a virtual reality headset so he can ‘attend’ his grandson’s graduation and feel as if he’s really there. Or your mom, forgetful about her medicine, swallows a teensy sensor encased in medication that will relay the time she took the pill and the dosage to her smartphone. Perhaps your mother-in-law has dementia, which makes her agitated. A small robot she holds that acts like a cat, including purring, calms her instantly. Afraid she’ll wander? Your phone can alert you if she does.”
LTC Comment (from Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform):
LTC will never be easy, but technology is helping more and more . . . when it works.