Keren Etkin

A-I and Future Technology for Seniors

How is A-I and technology advancing the lives of seniors?

In a world of COVID-19, senior communities have been hardest hit. While most of us are social distancing, these are challenges for our older population.

News reports show technology like video chats using FaceTime or Zoom conferencing working well with seniors. Also, when at home and locked down, many say they are now using high tech wearables to count steps and monitor blood pressure. According to AARP, 51 percent of older Americans say they bought some tech product in the past year, with the most purchased tech being a smartphone, followed by a computer or laptop.

However, how many seniors are truly comfortable using the latest technology?

We look into the future with Keren Etkin, a Gerontechnologist.

Diana Pierce