An Oregon study has saturated the homes of 480 seniors with high-tech monitors that detail their habits and cognitive functions in a long-term effort to find ways to help seniors age in place. The implications for society are enormous, with major cost savings and better health outcomes for seniors at stake. "This is a race to see who's going to invent 21st century care services for boomers," said Eric Dishman, health policy director at Intel-GE Care Innovations.

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