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What’s Next for Senior Tech? 5 Insights From The Thrive Center

Technology adoption among older adults is growing, and there are no signs of slowing down: Those age 50 and older are using smartphones, wearables, voice-powered home assistants and other smart home technologies with almost the same vigor as younger people, according to a recent AARP report.

Three-quarters of this surveyed demographic indicate a desire to age in place. Helping them do so is a host of services and devices designed to support a healthier, safer and more independent lifestyle.

Tools that might once have seemed futuristic or out of reach are increasingly becoming a way of life, says Sheri Rose, executive director of the Thrive Center.

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