McKnight’s Senior Living: App shows potential in independent living studies

Author: Lois A. Bowers

Two studies of an app are showing promise for enhancing the physical health, vitality and brain fitness of older adults residing in independent living communities.

The app, called eSeniorCare and developed by researchers at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, is designed to enable residents to remain independent while allowing health workers to proactively reach out to at-risk residents when they need help…