With iOS 15, iPhone and Apple Watch users now can share health data with caregivers and are also able to measure their own walking steadiness.
Apple’s advanced consumer health and wellness insights for users also has new tools for supporting older adults allowing secure easy to share health information.
Building on the current innovative health features of the iPhone and Apple Watch, iOS 15 gives users the ability to securely share their data with people in their life, like caregivers or family members. Additionally, there are new tools with the iOS 15 that can identify, measure and understand changes in a person’s health data.
“This past year has emphasised the importance of health, and we’re enabling our users to take a more active role in their wellbeing.
“These health features give users a comprehensive set of insights to better understand their health trends,” said Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer.
“Many people around the world are caring for someone, and we want to provide a secure and private way for users to have a trusted partner on their health journey. We’re excited to bring these innovative tools directly into users’ hands.”
With health sharing, users can choose to securely give a loved one visibility into their health and wellness data. Thus, enabling more meaningful conversations and provide support, even long-distance, as they follow important alerts and changes.
For the person receiving this information, the shared data is presented with important insights and trends highlighted.