The “silver economy” (economy of the seniors) is booming : about 100 billion euros today, the market is expected to increase to 130 billion by 2020, according to the Credoc. And its high-tech industries, the ” silver tech “, is the locomotive. In response to the growing number of elderly and dependent people, support structures at home and the long-term care facilities must be prepared to serve patients not only two times more numerous, but also more aged, dependent, isolated and polypathologiques. The recruitment is very difficult in this sector to be unattractive, the technology is the bad…

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