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The New Business of Old Age: In a Graying Population, Business Opportunity

A thought-provoking article from New York Times author Natasha Singer is required reading for providers looking to not only stay ahead of the technology curve but, more importantly, to help shape it.

Devices for I’ve-fallen-and-I-can’t-get-up catastrophes, they say, represent the old business of old age. The new business of old age involves technologies and services that promote wellness, mobility, autonomy and social connectivity. These include wireless pillboxes that transmit information about patients’ medication use, as well as new financial services, like “Second Acts” from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, that help people plan for longer lives and second careers.

Read Singer’s article by clicking here…