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New technologies can enable elderly or disabled persons to remain living in their homes and function with greater independence reducing their need for costly in-home care. At the same time, family members, other loved ones and emergency responders can receive instant alerts when something outside the normal range of activities has occurred. For example:
Additionally, family members can check for activity within the home anytime without disturbing the occupants simply by using a smart-phone app. This increased awareness of your loved one’s activities can reduce anxiety as well as reduce the need for expensive in-home care.