A New Age of Aging: How Tech Can Ease the Trials of Getting Old

California magazine, August 8, 2017 – CITRIS Director of Health Initiatives David Lindeman and his team “offer a glowing array of technologies… that can monitor everything from daily mood shifts to heart rhythms, and even edible chips that track digestive function.” By applying cutting-edge technological research to the field of gerontological care, CITRIS is creating a new level of security for the elderly population. SafelyYou, a startup company supported by the UC Berkeley accelerator SkyDeck, develops visual monitors that are “essentially low-cost cameras placed in the rooms of people living in senior communities in California.”

Frank Browning wrote this article with fellowship support from New America Media, the Gerontological Society of America, and the Silver Century Foundation.