Health Advantages Worth a Digital Leap for Seniors – NYTimes.com

Not a bad list. But of course if you are reading this, you already are connected 🙂

  1. Learn more about your health problems and how best to manage them.
  2. Become an informed and active participant in decisions about your health.
  3. Remain independent and in your own home longer.
  4. Maintain an electronic personal medical record with everything in one place for easy access.
  5. Enhance emotional health and longevity by staying socially connected to friends and family.
  6. Communicate directly with your doctors by e-mail or Skype.
  7. Have a technologically based home visit by sending vital information, like blood pressure, heart rate and oxygen saturation, digitally to your doctor.
  8. Find and facilitate access to medical specialists.
  9. Identify the best Medicare options for your needs.
  10. Order prescriptions and groceries online.
  11. Develop an at-home fitness program tailored to your needs and limitations.
  12. Find recipes and menus suited to your tastes, availability and nutritional requirements.

Health Advantages Worth a Digital Leap for Seniors – NYTimes.com.

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