Here is the first edition of the Insight Series on Aging Well. It summarises that the concept of placing a definition on aging was rejected by the Aging Well think tank. The think tank believes that aging is too individual to capture in a universal definition
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The Insight Series aims to share the work-in-progress of the think tanks operating within The Philips Center for Health & Well-being. Through illustrating a snapshot or a concept, they are aimed at stimulating discussion and debate around critical challenges in improving health & well-being worldwide.
More people like to stay in their own homes as they age. Technology can make this happen but barriers to adopt these technologies persist. An expert roundtable addressed these barriers.
Experts attending the “Aging Well Working Session Series” outlined the steps needed to remove the barriers that prevent seniors from using technology to help them age in the setting they most prefer.
Lack of infrastructure, services, tools and resources make aging difficult. However, great strides are possible if technology can be developed with the needs and desires of aging Americans in mind.
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