Older adults live independently longer when monitored by care team, technology

December 7th, 2015 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Older adults who lived in an independent living community that uses sensor technology and onsite care coordination to maintain residents' health stayed longer at the community than seniors who live in other senior housing across the nation. Length of stay is important because it indicates that residents' health remains stable enough for them to continue living independently. The technologically enhanced care coordination could serve as a cost-effective care model for improving the health and function of older adults.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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