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New Technology Promotes Healthy Aging In Place

From simple wearable devices to high-tech monitoring systems, the list of gadgets designed to help aging boomers stay independent is extensive and growing.

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How Digital Technology is Helping Patients Manage Chronic Pain

Digital apps have long existed to help people lose weight or track exercise, and now, developers are providing new high-tech ways for those living with chronic pain to track key measures of their conditions.

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Taking Sleep Aids? Why Aren’t You Talking to Your Doctor?

Sleep doesn’t come easily for nearly half of older Americans, and more than a third have resorted to some sort of medication to help them doze off at night.

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Store Bought Devices Hold Own Against Costly Hearing Aids

Hearing aids that can cost more than $2,000 apiece are only slightly more effective than some over-the-counter sound-amplification devices that sell for just a few hundred dollars.

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Are the elderly relying too much on walking aids?

Those who are fortunate enough to survive a fall spend more than $19 billion annually on directly related medical costs.

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Learn to hear again with some help

By Stephen P. Tobias We have all heard of the people that get hearing aids and put them in the drawer after trying them a few times. I’d like to offer an explanation as to why this happens. It’s easy to see that there must be an issue with the comfort, sound or performance. Did […]

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