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Tech use rising among older Americans

May 31, 2017Spencer Ives

I've been hearing a lot about PERS and mPERS lately. Specifically, I've been interested to hear views on how older PERS users feel about technology. When discussing Essence's Care@Home Active offering, which uses a Bluetooth connection to a smartphone, company head of marketing Rafi Zauer said, “The obvious question is: How many seniors have smartphones now-a-days? There's ample evidence … [smartphone use] is going to become almost ubiquitous over the next few years with seniors for several...

Andrew Perrin, Essence, Monica Anderson, mPERS, Personal Emergency Response System (PERS), Pew Research Center, Rafi Zauer

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