8 Ways Technology Will Make Life Better for Retirees


2) Biometric Shirts

Imagine being alone at home when you start to feel your chest seize, and pain clearly indicating a heart attack. You fall to the ground knowing no one will be there to help you. Luckily you are wearing a special shirt designed to monitor your health and contact 911 on your behalf.

A biometric shirt that may be able to save your life in an emergency may not be too far off into the future. In fact, there is a good chance that by the time you need to use one it will already be in the market. The technology is currently going thorough trial stages, however, we have had the capability for years, yet implemented in a different fashion.

Athletes have been wearing sensor clothing for at least a decade. These sensors provide a wealth of data to the wearer and medical professionals overseeing that person. Sensor clothing is also used to monitor high at-risk patients in hospitals and during rehabilitation.