8 Trending Smart-Home Technologies You Must Use
Posted on May 26, 2015
11:25am | Imagine a life where a home has everything it needs to keep
your senior safe. A life where emergency services and social interactions
are available for your loved one with a push
of a button. Thanks to some new smart home technology, this can be
These technologies allow residents
to control all elements of daily living. The elderly can now live independently
at home without worrying about their safety. Let's take a
closer look at the technologies that make aging
in place even easier.
Medical Alert Systems
systems make sure that
your loved one won't be left alone in times of trouble. Think of this system as
a personal security guard. Alert1 provides alert systems that go with the
user wherever they go, keeping them safe.
These senior medical
alert systems will get your loved one help at the push of a button. The
Alert1 operators at the command center
will even stay on the line with the senior until help arrives!
Equipping your senior’s
home with medical alert systems keeps them safe and gives you a
sense of security. Help your loved ones stay safe in their home and maintain
their independence with this smart home technology!
As we age, getting
around the home isn’t as easy as it used to be. There are smart home
technologies that make this easier. One great example is walk-in bath
tubs. These tubs open from the side with a water-tight door, so that seniors
don’t have to climb over the edge of the tub. This technology
prevents slipping and falling in the bathroom, and makes getting around
easier and much more safe. And, adaptive mobility and Alert-1
medical alert systems go hand-in-hand. With the use of both of these smart home
technologies, your senior will be in good hands.
Smart televisions are
able support video calling, emails and even photo sharing. They can also
alert the elderly when they should take their medications. They are
much easier for seniors to control because of the simplicity of the
remote, as well as the large buttons.
also encourage social interaction in seniors, which is a proven way to
ward off dementia and Alzheimer’s. Good for your
senior’s health and easy to use, what’s better than that?
This smart home
technology protects the elderly from house fires and serious injury. Stove Guard®
monitors movement and will turn off your stove if your loved one
leaves it unattended.
If your mother slips and falls while baking,
Stove Guard will recognize the absence of activity and will turn off the
stove. Then an alert is sent her loved ones. This technology is
perfect for aging seniors or even people with memory loss who spend
time in the kitchen.
Automatic Medication Dispenser
With this piece of
smart home technology, there's no more worrying about your loved ones
making mistakes with pills! Users can program the automatic medication dispenser to release certain pills at specific
times of the day. This means you never have to worry about your
senior taking the wrong pills at the wrong time. You and your senior will never
worry about missing a dose again.
have large buttons and clearer sounds to make
communicating easier for seniors. You can also use photographs of
your loved ones’ favorite contacts to make speed dialing easier! These
telephones help your loved ones stay connected, so that they may maintain
healthy relationships and communication.
Imagine you are
watching TV with your family and Grandpa can't hear clearly. What do
you do? You hand over the TV Ears® system,
and BAM! Grandpa can finally hear without blowing
out the eardrums of his younger family members.
This smart home
technology helps seniors hear the television clearly without turning up
the external volume. Not only does this system increase the volume for the user,
it also makes the sound clear. TV Ears offers 3 different options
that enhance the sounds coming from your television.
This smart home system
specializes in computer-less email. Presto® automatically transforms and prints
emails that are easy to read for aging
eyes. No more struggling with the computer or downloading confusing
attachments. Presto does the hard work automatically. All your loved one has to
do is pick up the email that prints out.
Help Your Senior Live Free
Smart home technologies
are a great way to help aid aging in place. They are able to create a sense of
security, as well as eliminate worry. By incorporating them into your daily
life, your senior
is able to live free.
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