Smartphones can do just about anything these days, from shooting movies to following our every move - from connecting to smoke detectors to counting our steps and calories.
High-speed Internet can be key to living independently (also known as " aging in place"). You can go online or get smartphone apps that help you monitor chronic diseases, work from home to care for a loved one or prevent or delay functional decline with game systems that help you stay physically active. And, don't forget the ability to be socially connected through email, online forums and message boards.
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