More Americans are living into retirement age than ever before. According to the Census Bureau, the number of seniors aged 65 or older will more than double to 88.5 million by 2050. This means almost one-fifth of our population will require extended care, thus the conversation has shifted to defining innovative and effective solutions to enable "purposeful aging". In other words, how will technology and connected devices support "the ability to live in one's own home and community safely, independently, and comfortable, regardless of age, income, or ability level"?
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