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Sunday, December 23, 2018

Smart Tech Engineer Predicts Five Changes Coming In 2019 In Tech Space For Older Adults | Education - Forbes

Kuldip Pabla, Senior Vice President Of R&D (Hiring SaaS Developers) at K4Connect says it’s a misconception that senior adults “do not like or want technology,” and that error alone has caused the development of technology for older adults to lag behind that of younger people. 

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Pabla is the senior vice president of engineering for K4Connect, a technology company that creates smart solutions for older adults and individuals living with disabilities. As such he has come up with five predictions that he says we should expect to see in the tech space for older adults in 2019.

As the world’s fastest growing demographic (by 2050 the number of older persons is expected reach 2.1 billion), “older adults both need and want technology that’s built specifically for them,” Pabla said.

He’s not wrong, at least about the aging demographic and how it is expected to change the world. According to the United Nations, “population ageing is poised to become one of the most significant social transformations of the twenty-first century, with implications for nearly all sectors of society, including labor and financial markets, the demand for goods and services, such as housing, transportation and social protection, as well as family structures and intergenerational ties.”

The following are five ways Pabla believes technology will change the lives of seniors and perhaps everyone else in 2019:
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Source: Forbes