A survey was answered anonymously by 397 people 65 years and older, 82% of whom owned a smartphone.
The national cost of caring for people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias in the United States was estimated at US $259 billion, according to a compilation of data from multiple sources.
People remodel their homes to add space, improve the facilities, increase energy efficiency or make changes to accommodate aging in place (National Association of Home Builders).
Over the next 43 years, the number of US adults 20 years and older with hearing loss could reach 73.5 million, according to projections based on the current rate of hearing loss and estimated increases in the US population.
By the year 2030, people in 35 industrialized nations, including those with high-income and emerging economies, can expect longer lives.
In the United States, people age 65 can expect to live an average of 19.4 years.
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