Aging in Place Technology Watch Releases Tech-Enabled Home Care 2017 -- New Research And Analysis Report

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Growing life expectancy and shrinking assets limit options of older adults in late life, leaving those who may need care more likely to receive it at home. With the coming age wave, venture capitalists have been intrigued and funding for tech-enabled home care has exploded, exceeding $200 million by 2016 year end.

Learn why tech-enabled home care businesses raised over $200 million in two years.

Why has tech-enabled home care captured the interest of the venture capital community, pouring more than $200 million of investment in startup companies just 2 years? Why now, and what changes can families and home care industry players expect within the next five years? Interviews with 21 experts and CEOs of home care companies helped shape this thought-provoking research report, found on the Aging in Place Technology Watch website.

Long-time tech industry veteran Laurie M. Orlov is the leading industry analyst tracking technology trends in the boomer/senior markets. Her previous reports have provided overviews of the market of technologies, offered guidance to specific industries, and surveyed seniors and professionals about the technologies they could or would use.

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. In addition to her technology background and years as an industry analyst, founder Laurie M. Orlov is a certified geriatric care manager and was a long-time member of the Philips Think Tank on Health & Well-Being, and testified at a Senate hearing on technologies for older adults.

Orlov spent more than 30 years in the technology industry, including nine years as a leading industry analyst at Forrester Research. She is a recognized expert and has consulted to organizations like Microsoft, AARP, Yahoo!, Novartis, 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 both national and international events.

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