by Jason Oliva | Senior Housing News
“Apple made headlines when it announced several new product launches, namely the iPhone 6 and it’s long-rumored foray into the wearable device market, the Apple Watch. But while neither device was created specifically for healthcare use, it’s the latter that carries vast implications for senior care.
“The market for healthcare technology is rife with devices that record and monitor physical activity, vital signs, among other health-related metrics. And now it appears that Apple is joining the club, albeit on the outskirts, with the creation of the Apple Watch.
“The device incorporates several technologies and functions that play into the healthcare arena.”