Why digital care is vital for assisted living?

With the global ageing population and tapering birth rates, eldercare in the form of assisted living at homes and in dedicated communities is gaining importance, with the EU and the US being the hotspots. The rising cases of accidental brain injury or gradually onsetting acute neurological illnesses also need assisted living for rehabilitation or sustenance of patient’s health. Digital technologies like the IoT, Machine Learning, Mobility, and Cloud are poised to add significant value to the assisted living spaces by enabling edge connectivity, intelligence, and remote management of the care devices embedded in them. The primary use cases include occupant safety, health, hygiene monitoring, and effective care delivery.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Nirupam Kulkarni

Nirupam Kulkarni works as Product Manager focused on eInfochips' IoT and AI product and solution portfolio. He has 11 years of technology experience across IT and analytics consulting, market research, product management and digital partnerships.