AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin writes in Forbes on the potential for Millennials in old age to be the lead adopters for the controversial and radical-seeming technology of being 'microchipped:'
"Technology defined Millennials as the cool kids. In the not too distant future, rapidly advancing technology may make these aging digerati the most monitored older adult population in history.
Quite possibly, being chipped will not be an issue for many. Millennials were the first to adopt an app to track their location, to flaunt a wearable to record almost every possible biometric, and to share a photo of nearly every activity. So a chip that is neither seen, nor heard, under the skin may be quickly forgotten.
Read Dr. Coughlin's thoughts in full here.