For those interested in the European market, the European Commission last year produced a fairly comprehensive review of the market: ICT & Ageing - European Study on Users, Markets and Technologies.
A new report out by the Metlife Mature Market Institute on Elder Financial Abuse makes for sobering reading. Clearly people with dementia are particularly vulnerable to this. Plus, a categorization of three types of abuse: Occasion (getting in the way, not personal), desperation (perpetrator so desperate they’ll do anything) and predation (preying on the victim). [...]
I’ve just returned from a few days with Mary Furlong and her crew at the Silicon Valley Boomer Conference in Santa Clara, and have to say I’m thoroughly impressed. It’s the second of Mary’s events I’ve been to – the first was the Boomer Business Summit a few months ago in San Francisco, and she [...]