How Important Is the Internet as a Tool in Caregiving?

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It depends on the type of care somebody needs. If it's slow touch, just making sure that they feel connected, if it's checking in with somebody to make sure they are keeping up with their appointments and their health and they are driving safely, those types of long distance feelings with the Internet can be a great way for families to stay together.

If there is need for high touch, cooking, bathing, lifting, those technologies often aren't quite there yet.