Telemedicine is proving to be a groundbreaking approach to healthcare delivery, providing numerous benefits for patients and their families. By leveraging technology to bridge the gap between patients and healthcare providers, it offers enhanced accessibility, same-day appointments and valuable support for geriatric patients and their caregivers.
Technology is ever-advancing these days, with information on new devices everywhere. For early adopters, this is seen as helpful and even normal. However, for some seniors, adapting to new devices can be challenging due to physical limitations. Vision loss is one of the more common problems experienced, as is age-related macular degeneration (AMD) that typically affects older adults.
Some of us seniors may still cling to the belief that the old days were so much better. However, most of us have certainly developed an appetite for the latest cellphones, ultra-modern appliances and high-tech cars. Likely as a result from the pandemic, baby boomers who previously gathered to talk story, now chat on Facebook.