Your post make so much convincing sense from a social perpsective. But I'm not sure if the same holds true economically. I really don't know what it will cost us to fully integrate the IoT concept into all our diverse ways if living. But my guess will be the cost will be appreciable high.
No I don't think so. Sadly, there will continue to be plenty of people who live in nursing homes because they are too sick, frail, or poor to live at home. And if some homes close, those individuals could transition to home health aids. I have several friends who are visiting nurses: there's already huge demand for these talented professionals.
"As you say, it's one of those great markets where everybody wins: Taxpayers spend less, customers are happier because they can stay in their homes, and adult children are less worried about their aging parents."
But it also means that people working in retirement homes will have to find new jobs.
" It might help if these bots came with simple-to-use interfaces or systems as well, because from what I've seen and heard, most seniors have difficulty operating most devices."
It is a new concept but I firmly believed that the technology will be improved upon in the coming years and we will see more IoT devices with user-friendly interfaces taylored made to the technical aptitude of seniors.
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