May 25, 2014
Assistive Technology: This is a term that has been around for a couple of years now, but believe me, the products and services being invented and launched over the next 10 years will astound us. Seniors are staying in their homes longer because they want to and for many, their physical health is good well into their 80′s.
For the children of aging parents, worry starts to become an everyday thought. Are they taking their medicines? How will Mom or Dad reach me if they injure themselves? Are they eating healthy?
Read about some new assistive technology that will help all of us adult children rest easier during the day and night. Take this question:
Dear Savvy Senior:
What types of new home technologies can you recommend to help me keep tabs on my elderly mother? She lives alone, about an hour’s drive from me, and I worry about her safety.
Helping an aging parent remain independent and living in their own home has become a little easier in recent years, thanks to a host of new and improved assistive technology products. Here are some top-rated options you should know about.