Why Smart Homes are Keeping Seniors at Home Longer
According to the American Association of Retired Persons, 90 percent of older adults would prefer to stay in their homes as long as possible. This comes as no surprise to most people.
What may come as a surprise, however, is the pivotal role technology plays when it comes to keeping seniors at home. And it isn’t just seniors who are happy about this new technology. Adult children appreciate the peace of mind that comes with knowing their parent is safe at home, and that if something does go wrong with their loved one, they will be alerted immediately. They also appreciate that equipping their parent’s home with smart technology is significantly less expensive than moving them to an assisted living facility or a nursing home. Read more