As they continue to learn along with the rest of the population, they are becoming notably more tech-savvy. Facebook’s oldest registered user is Edythe Kirchmaier, firing off those “likes” at 105 years old.
This embracement of technology comes alongside advances in healthcare that open up many possibilities. Let’s look at some ways that technology is helping to facilitate healthcare services.
While physicians, home health aides, and other healthcare workers are still providing in-home healthcare visits. Telemedicine is a fastly growing market. Telemedicine is the practice of combining medicine and technology to deliver and administer care from a distance.
Patients can open an app on their phones, tablets, or computers and chat with a doctor, home health care assistant, or physician’s assistant right in the comfort of their own home.
Many home healthcare agencies combine in-home visits with telemedicine sessions, making it easy for seniors to receive the care, medications, and advice they need to thrive.