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Market Insight: Understanding Disruption Opportunities in Elderly Care, a Rapid Growth Market Catalyzed by Aging

Published: 21 March 2018

ID: G00349026

Analyst(s): Anurag Gupta


Elderly care is witnessing rapid growth spurred by changing demographics, policy and market shifts. This research informs technology strategic planners about the drivers, market segments, challenges and areas disrupting the market.

Table Of Contents


  • The Elderly Population Is Growing, as Is Its Propensity to Spend
  • Long-Term Care and Specialized Post-Acute Care Are the Major Enterprise Segments to Focus On
  • Funding Questions and Tightening Government Budgets Leading to Stringent LTC Payments Are Major Challenges

Background and Context

The Impact

  • Technology Opportunities for the Elderly Vary Across a Wide Spectrum of Hardware, Software and Service Segments


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