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Caregiving goes digital – and lets boomers age in place

As the United States’ 78 million baby boomers age, technology will help their lifestyle transition in a huge way. “Over the next few decades, Boomers will push this (tech) trend partly because they are very independent, but also because in the same time frame we’ll see fewer paid and unpaid caregivers,” says Jason Tester, research director for the non-profit Institute for the Future.