Joe Coughlin Discusses Technology & Aging-in-Place in the New York Times

Joe Coughlin Discusses Technology & Aging-in-Place in the New York Times

Mon, 07/27/2015

AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin provides his take on technology and older users in the Money Section of the New York Times. The article discusses innovations that are available today to help with health and independent living. Coughlin notes that the Internet-of-Things and related ‘smart’ technologies will bring a new generation of services to the home, helping caregivers manage the load and older adults remain independent and well. The article concludes on Coughlin’s optimistic note that “Old age looks really good from here. But society must make sure that there’s still purpose to life too.”

Article: Technology, While Not a Fountain of Youth, Can Make Aging Safer

 

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