Technology Aids In Maintaining Quality Of Life In AgingLos Angeles Times: Elder Care Goes High-Tech
Dorothy Rutherford is anxiously typing at her home computer, filling in answers to an online spelling game. Gerontologists say aging in place vastly improves the quality of life for seniors and is a lot cheaper for society than group homes and institutions. The trick is to do so without jeopardizing the health and safety of older people, which is why Rutherford is playing the word jumble game (Hamilton, 6/17). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.