The Journal on Active Aging/Special technology issue
With more than 18 years at the helm of his gerontechnology company, this active aging pioneer shares insights on aging and technology, particularly for people experiencing cognitive decline.
“There is a lot to be cynical about and perhaps even to fear with technology,” states Jack York, BS, president and cofounder of It’s Never 2 Late (iN2L), a Colorado-based company that helps older adults realize the full benefits of engagement technology. “If we slow down and take a deep breath, it is stunning how different our world has become in a few short years. But I’ve been involved in technology and aging for almost 20 years,” York says, “and I believe the tech tools at our fingertips today are transforming this area in ways more positive than negative. Except when I wish my kids would pick up the phone!”