Rethinking the smart city to address the needs of a growing elderly population
As globalization and urbanization trends change the socio-economic landscape of cities, vulnerable populations suffer, especially the elderly. City governments are prioritizing quality of life for seniors in their strategic plans. A smart city infrastructure can help cities deploy a robust set of interconnected services quickly and cost-effectively with the ability to evolve seamlessly. This application note describes how the challenges of service delivery for the elderly have come about and outlines the Nokia solution for connected care services in the smart city. It also explains the socioeconomic impact of such digital transformation, highlighting its benefits for the city and its citizens.