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The Future Of Aging Care: Today’s 10 Biggest Innovations Driving Change – Forbes

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10 of the biggest transformations changing the future of aging care:

  1. Home care: a wave of new solutions making it easier for people to stay in their home longer and enabling home care delivery.
  2. Virtual health: from telehealth to remote monitoring, the digital health revolution is making care anywhere possible.  Not only at home, but on the go, persistently.
  3. Consumerism: the empowered patient and skyrocketing consumer demand for information, access, and control is changing the market.
  4. Price transparency: the ability to understand and shop around for pricing is changing the power dynamic of healthcare at all levels.
  5. Data liberation: interoperability and connectivity layers are changing how providers, family, and caregivers interact.
  6. Caregiver platforms: marketplaces are empowering patients, families and caregivers to create better care, accountability and reduce costs.
  7. Design: an emphasis on personalized design and usability for all is simplifying and leaping aging care forward in elegant ways.
  8. Vitality: a focus on wellness and lifestyle is shifting the focus of health from just treatment to prevention and living well.
  9. Longevity: an understanding that we are living longer, healthier lives. 90 is the new 65.
  10. Market focus: Once a neglected area of innovation, entrepreneurs, innovators and investors are passionately rethinking the entire aging care market. And this will have profound implications for generations to come…

via The Future Of Aging Care: Today’s 10 Biggest Innovations Driving Change – Forbes.

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