We’re at the dawning of the age of the centenarian. At current rates, there could be close to 1M people of 100+ years of age in the US and 4x that many across the globe by 2050. Our parents and grandparents represent one of the most complex societal and economic challenges facing nations as they struggle with increasing costs of healthcare and decreasing numbers of caregivers. So what if we all live to be 100? We will need to leverage a network of connected devices, sensors and cognitive systems, so family members, doctors and caregivers can proactively monitor the health and well-being, extend independence and create a positive impact on the quality of life of the world’s aging population.
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