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Tech's role in helping seniors overcome loneliness amid COVID-19 pandemic

Tech's role in helping seniors overcome loneliness amid COVID-19 pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic seniors have been more isolated than ever. Health experts have increasingly begun to worry about the impacts of lockdown on this population, which is often forced to stay at home to avoid contamination. 

A group of panelists at HIMSS20 Digital sat down to discuss how tech can help tackle loneliness and provide virtual care to seniors.

One of the major challenges facing the senior population is hearing loss, according to AARP Chief Medical Officer Dr. Charlotte Yeh. 



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