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How Wearables Can Help Seniors Manage Healthcare

In 2011, the first generation of baby boomers accounted for 15 percent of the Canadian population, and by the year 2036, seniors are expected to make up 25 percent of the population. Most of the seniors, aged 75 to 84, require the assistance of an elderly caregiver, registered nurse, or home health care Toronto provider. With more seniors needing assistance, the demand for alert monitoring devices is rising. You may have heard of the medical alert buttons and seen the commercials, and while they are effective, they are outdated. Although the medical alert option is still around today, advances in modern technology have introduced the use of wearables and GPS trackers for the management of healthcare. Today, new brands are looking to target senior care with the following smart care products: