Innovation is at the forefront of the aging sphere. This section is a source of information on the new technology allowing us to age better and in place through products, apps and services in the areas of health care, fitness, finance and more.
You can read about the rise of artificial intelligence and virtual reality in our homes and daily lives, plus how to navigate the ways technology, social media and the internet affect our relationships. These stories help us imagine how the lives of older people might look in the near and distant future with all of these big changes in mind.
Boomers and Gen Xers finally got attention at the Finovate fintech show
With a library card, free digital solutions are readily available
This 2019 Influencer in Aging is a longtime LGBTQ and aging advocate
This 2019 Influencer in Aging helped create a form to prevent elder financial abuse
This 2019 Influencer in Aging aims to improve services for older American Indians
The bold idea of California's new governor makes him a 2019 Influencer in Aging
This 2019 Influencer in Aging is a young Israeli gerontechnologist
This 'Ask the Expert' column explains 'sarcopenia' and promising interventions
Intriguing, and needed, ideas floated at a recent 'senior housing' conference
Thanks to new funding, research on biomarkers and blood tests moves forward
A researcher says results show promise for combating social isolation
Technology and dialysis centers around the country help make it possible
Only a fraction of older adults eligible for home-based primary care are being served
For many, finding less expensive prescription drugs is a matter of life and death
The stunningly low amount given to help older adults in need
Digital technology has made hearing aids more discreet and added features
Well Connected is a convivial and engaging phone program for older adults
It happened to this financial writer, who says it could happen to you
Respecting cultural food preferences can impact health and socialization
The author, a nurse, gives an inside scoop on modern medicine
Follow our in-depth examination of current health care offerings through an age-friendly lens. What does age-friendly health care look like, and how do you locate and access it? We cover how to prioritize your unique needs when selecting providers and treatments for yourself or a loved one.