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Aging in Place – There’s an App for That
Posted By Chuck Ross On January 11, 2013 @ 4:27 pm In Caregiving | Comments Disabled
Taking care of elderly parents can raise any number of personal emotions for children who find they aren’t getting any younger themselves. More than once, I found myself – single, with no children of my own – wondering to whom I would turn at age 86, when living on my own might be proving to be just a bit more than I could handle. Fortunately, assistive technology is advancing at a rapid clip, and it could play a big role in helping more of us stay in our own homes in the next few decades. Following is a sampling of some of the ways equipment makers are building on some current offerings in ways that could help us Boomers age more gracefully in place.
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 5Star from Jitterbug maker GreatCall: http://www.greatcall.com/FiveStar_urgent_response/FiveStar_responder/
 Care Innovations Guide: http://www.careinnovations.com/products/guide-disease-management
 CarePartners Mobile app: http://www.lifelinesys.com/content/resources/carepartners-mobile
 Kwikset: http://www.kwikset.com/smartsecurity/Wireless-Technologies/Home-Connect-How-To-Dealers.aspx
 Philips: http://www.meethue.com/en-US
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