How Important is Assistive Technology for Seniors?

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When you say where do you want to live as you age, the answer is always at home. However, they define home, they don't want to be institutionalized, they don't want to move in with their adult children. They want to live as independently as they can, for as long as they can and here technology can assist so at George tower working with Phillips on a program to try understand this better.

Phillips makes assistive technologies to help people, as we say age in place, when they do that that they make money but they create social value for you and for me, they create savings, there is less institutionalization, there is increased satisfaction for older people and adult children and so forth.

It's not just Phillips of course, it' s many companies and others who are trying to help people to age in place.