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Aging2.0’s 2016 Innovation & Technology Use Survey

Aging2.0 recently conducted its “Senior Care Innovation and Technology Use Survey” with the goal of understanding how senior care providers from across the care continuum are approaching innovation and implementing technology to support care. More than 100 organizations completed the survey, representing a near equal split between for profit and not-for-profit providers with balanced representation of organization size and services provided.
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Rock 'n' Roll Consumer Insights

This morning on the bus I sat next to a man in his 60's. I could hear the music coming from his headphones loud and clear — Foreigner. Yes, an older man of Chinese descent was listening to stadium rock. How's that for bursting your stereotypes?
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A hundred pilots don't a market make

I had an interesting conversation with Simon Roberts this morning about the reasons for the slow pace of take up of aging-focused products. Simon is an anthropologist, and spent 6 years working on innovations in the aging space at Intel (now at a cerebral-sounding strategy and innovation consultancy, RedAssociates) and set up their aging-focused lab in Ireland. He's knowledgeable, experienced and opinionated about what works and doesn't in the technology space for seniors.
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