Tag: telehealth for seniors

Popular Telehealth Technologies to Help Seniors Age in Place

The US has a rapidly-aging population, with the United States Census Bureau projecting that there will be 78 million people over the age of 65 living in the country by 2035. Not only will there soon be more seniors than teenagers in the United States, but the way people want to grow…

Teledentistry in Senior Living Homes

The world’s older population continues to grow at an unprecedented rate. Today, 8.5 percent of people worldwide (617 million) are aged 65 and over. With the joys of aging come the development chronic conditions that need to be monitored, including oral health. It doesn’t take in-depth research to realize that dental…

How Can Seniors Embrace Better Health through Technology?

As people approach their senior years, their health undoubtedly becomes a bigger priority. Specific conditions and diseases – including heart disease, cancer, and joint and bone diseases, are more prevalent as we age, and what has become very clear in the past couple of decades is that technology can help…

Telemedicine Coverage Through Medicare

  Being able to get to and from doctor visits can become challenging the older we get, especially if it’s a specialist visit out of town. This is unfortunate since as we age, we may require visits more often. Thankfully, Medicare has made strides to help seniors get the doctor…

VSee Telehealth Launches in Japan; Awarded 1st Prize in Digital Health Solutions for the Super Aging Population

VSee recently launched in Japan, getting 1st prize in digital health innovation at the 1st Well-Aging Society Summit in Tokyo sponsored by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI).   VSee was also recently featured in Forbes Japan as one of the most promising digital healthcare startups transforming how…

How Telehealth Makes It Harder for Seniors To Get Healthcare

Is telehealth increasing access or creating barriers to healthcare for seniors? How can we design accessible telehealth service for seniors and the elderly? What must we consider for telehealth to help our seniors age well and age in place? Dr. Casey Pierce from the University of Michigan School of Information…

The Promise & Peril of Telehealth for Older Adults: A Case Study of a Senior Community Center – Casey Pierce, PhD ( University of Michigan)

How can we use telehealth to help our seniors age well and age in place? What are important considerations when designing telehealth services for seniors and the elderly? What are the telehealth barriers for seniors and how do we increase their ability to access telehealth? What telehealth services are most…