As 2021 draws to a close, many of us are reflecting on the various ways our minds and bodies have changed over the course of the past year. No matter your phase of life, aging is something we all experience daily.However, that doesn’t mean we’re powerless in the process.
Creating a list of digital accounts and instructions on how to gain access to them is now akin to having a traditional will or a trust in estate planning.
The pandemic was a catalyst for digital health adoption, including in the senior care space. Older adults used video calls to connect with families during lockdowns, and telehealth allowed seniors to meet with their doctors from home. Today’s seniors are more tech savvy than in the past, and this is likely to impact the way they interact with healthcare going forward.
Adults who have undergone cataract surgery have a lower chance of developing dementia, findings that could open the door to understanding further connections between eye and brain health, a new University of Washington study reported last week.