Achieving High Touch in a High Tech Era

Nikki Kimzey

Posted by Nikki Kimzey on July 25, 2016

“My advice to entrepreneurs and venture capitalists: Think high touch before high tech” (Dr. Ken Covinsky, Geriatrician).

In today’s age, we consistently endorse the wonders of new technology— what is the latest application, virtual reality, or gadget that accomplishes something new and exciting? There is no doubt that up-and-coming inventions can be powerful in dementia care, but it’s important to look at tech with a critical eye and ask yourself, “What is the value of continuing to do things manually in a tech-driven society? What are the limitations of technology? What can I do that a computer can’t?”

Topics: Dementia Home Care, Best Practice Dementia Care, Technology