The need for advanced technology innovations is identified by geriatricians who provide recommendations for the future. A special article by Italian researchers addresses the connections between technology and research in geriatrics in order to improve care and well-being of patients in specific living environments. Topics discussed are telemedicine for chronic conditions, smart sensors, display units for medication monitoring and weight sensors on bottles to measure fluid intake. Innovations in medical care technology across Europe and Italy are highlighted. (Free abstract only.)

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