Technology usage is growing among older adults, and will certainly have a big impact on senior living operations and its residents this year and beyond. The evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT) has brought us voice recognition solutions, safety sensors, and smart home technology for security cameras and thermostats. These applications can provide users with more freedom and a higher quality of life, making the senior living environment better for both residents and operators. Additionally, older adults are continuing to adopt more devices like smartphones and smart speakers.
Many healthcare IT leaders are looking ahead to increasing numbers of Baby Boomers retiring and seeking to prepare to match their expectations for a connected technology experience.