The New 2016 Technology for Aging in Place Market Overview was Released this Week

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The new report highlights changes in 2016, with new technology home care services and caregiving apps, new wearables that will benefit seniors.

The trend insights and innovator landscape are part of the updated 2016 Technology Market Overview from Aging in Place Technology Watch. The document updates trends and new entrants in categories for communication and engagement, safety and security, health and wellness, and learning and contribution, noting that aging successfully is a result of attention to all four.

Long-time tech industry veteran Laurie M. Orlov is the leading analyst describing trends and technologies in the boomer and senior markets. The market overview is one of her industry reports that also include 2014’s AARP-sponsored “Challenging Innovators” research report, and 2015’s California HealthCare Foundation report on baby boomers and mobile/wearable technology.

“Laurie Orlov runs a fantastic research consultancy about boomers/seniors and aging in place. Once you start asking around on this subject, Laurie’s name will come into every conversation.” – Lee Rainie, Pew Research

Headquartered in Port St. Lucie, Florida, Aging in Place Technology Watch provides thought leadership, analysis and guidance about technologies and related services that enable older adults to remain longer in their home of choice. Orlov spent more than 30 years in the technology industry, including 24 years in IT and nine years as a leading industry analyst at Forrester Research. She is a recognized expert and has consulted to organizations like Microsoft and Philips, and her insights have been referenced in publications like Kiplinger, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. She has been a frequent keynote speaker at national and international events. During 2015, she provided Senate testimony on trends in aging in place technology.

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