McKnight’s Senior Living March 16, 2023
David Smith

The importance of preventive care increases significantly with age, especially when it comes to conditions as serious and common as heart disease.

Far too many other older adults have succumbed to cardiovascular illnesses or related medical emergencies that could have been prevented. For this reason, healthcare providers constantly are pursuing new ways to inhibit the development of heart disease and identify early signs of cardiac events.

One potential solution is wearable technology, which has the ability not only to save lives and improve the treatment of heart disease but also to empower senior living residents and other older adults to achieve dramatically healthier lifestyles.

What do wearables do?

Wearable devices — namely smart watches — are electronic devices worn on...

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