How can #technology empower senior citizens?
Loneliness & depression are common in old age. Image by Rawpixel.Can technology help in dealing with loneliness? If technology can keep the young hooked to their devices, can it do the same for the senior citizens? Can we build stuff that will add value to their lives? To do that you need to understand what they need, what causes them depression and sadness. And if the mind can be re-wired.A rapidly #aging population is a matter of worry, especially in India. Family structures and attitude towards the elderly is changing. There is apathy towards this situation from the government as well. Pension schemes are closed, there is no low cost and good medical facilities specifically for senior citizens and no old age homes that feel like home. By 2050 we will have 324 million people (...)