As you get older, you may find that maintaining your home has become more difficult, or maybe you’re ready to start your retirement with a change. Senior living communities are growing in popularity across the country - offering older adults maintenance-free living, social interaction, and more.
As of 2019, it’s estimated that 5.8 million people in the United States alone live with Alzheimer’s disease with the overwhelming majority of those being adults over the age of 65. It’s an intimidating number; one that has endured and has touched most of our lives in one way or another. However, hope is never far away.
Senior care technology is an ever-changing industry and while you may not think that senior living communities would feature a lot of technology, they do. The goal of communities, like HarborChase Senior Living, is to keep your loved one safe! That way they can have some R&R, and you can rest a little easier, too. We take pride in every service, every amenity, and every safety feature provided at our community. Here are some of the cutting-edge senior care technologies available.
Over the years, technology continues to advance, allowing the impossible to become a reality. With the progression of technology trends, many people have been able to benefit, including seniors. Advancements such as virtual reality devices, wearable tech, and home assistive devices allow for more comfort in the lives of older adults.
The internet has been integrated into almost every aspect of modern life. This allows quick access to shopping, banking, learning, documenting, and socialization. Technology can be beneficial for senior health, but a threat has emerged - cybersecurity. With more and more seniors signing on to social media and creating online accounts, it opens the door to information confiscation and other scams. However, there are ways for the senior in your life to maintain safety while utilizing all the benefits that technology has to offer.