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WHY NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE IS KEY TO KEEPING SENIORS CONNECTED
There’s no question that many of today’s older adults are technologically savvy.Smartphone ownership among seniors has nearly quadrupled since 2013, according to the Pew Research Center. Roughly one-third of adults 65 and older own tablets.Such growth has prompted senior living communities to implement new technologies designed to combat isolation and to keep residents’ minds and bodies active. Wearables and other mobile devices are also helping facilitate timely, targeted care. Data analytics is playing an integral role too. A modern senior living community is a robust tech ecosystem with interconnected devices aimed at improving quality of life. To support those innovations, providers must have a strong, scalable framework with powerful Wi-Fi.As my CDW colleagues recently noted in the “The Modern IT Infrastructure Insight Report,” technology is no longer about maintaining best practices but accelerating them to add value and improve experiences. This mindset has real value in a residential care setting. READ MORE