Technology and Senior Home Care

Senior Home Care Warner Robins at Southeast Home Care ServicesHere are two helpful articles about technology and senior home care:

Recent studies suggest that more seniors hope to forgo placement in assisted-living facilities and nursing homes in favor of living out their days within the comfort of home. A 2010 AARP survey found that nearly 90 percent of seniors older than 65 prefer to “age in place” safely, independently and comfortably in their own homes and community.

To honor their aging parents’ wishes, adult children can hire in-home care companies, who provide home care aides to assist when adult children and other family and friends cannot. There are many reputable local providers that schedule home care aides to assist with activities of daily living (ambulation, bathing, dressing, meal preparation, using the restroom, etc.), transportation to appointments and companionship.

Read full article: Technology keeps elder care affordable

From start-ups to larger companies, tech businesses nationwide are seeing opportunity in the senior care space.

In this week’s round-up, one company’s video technology helps older adults and residents of senior living communities stay connected with their families, even if they are hundreds of miles apart.

Another group’s online exercise program helps seniors maintain their independence through an easy-to-use online fall prevention tutorial, while two other companies have joined forces to create a device that measures vital signs and detects when a fall has occurred.

Also, a new data-collecting sensory system has proven successful in reducing falls and lowering hospitalizations for residents in skilled nursing facilities (SNF) in a cooperative effort between a New York nursing home and an Israeli medical center. Read on: Senior Care Technology Round-Up: Fall Prevention, Digital Postcards & More

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