According to AARP, almost 90 percent of seniors would like to stay in their home as they age. This idea of aging in place — growing older where you already live, typically not in a health-care environment — continues to be a popular choice among seniors able to live without a lot of assistance.
However, as this population ages in homes that haven’t been designed for their lifestyles, there are considerable risks to elderly people’s health and safety. Many seniors aging in place may not have access to caretakers or health-care professionals on a day-to-day basis. Accidents and falls are a major concern for people living alone.
With the growing popularity of aging in place, gerotechnology can help seniors live in their homes with ease and safety.
Read more at the Washington Post