Considering Technology Adoption -- AARP’s 2008 Healthy@Home
Aging in Place Technology Watch
OCTOBER 2, 2019
Remember Healthy@Home in 2008 ? Telemedicine was positively perceived in 2008, but… More than half of older adults said they would like to be able to monitor their health status at home, sending information to their doctor via telephone and email. And in fact, by 2008, the VA had completed a study about the efficacy of in-home telehealth for veterans – in particular, aside from the claims of cost effectiveness, those that had the devices felt more connected to their care providers.