Remote Care Solution

Eating right, staying fit and wearing a medical alert bracelet, are good choices for health and safety. It’s Your Health is a Canadian article which indicates that “Nearly half of all injuries among seniors happen at home.” Making a conscious choice and effort in choosing healthy foods to eat and exercising to maintain flexibility, balance and muscle strength are ways to ensure fewer falls and injuries occur at home. These health and safety measures for seniors living at home are important aspects of proactive injury prevention. Healthy Eating for Seniors states that, “Canadian seniors age 65 and over are living longer …

Wandering alert systems are not all created equal – in fact they are very different in cost , their usefulness and which one would work for you would depend on your requirements. It is important to understand the different solutions before making the purchase decision. This article covers the Wander alarm systems for homes . The home wander alarm systems are broadly based on following based technologies. a) Pressure sensor b) Motion sensor  c) GPS and Geo-location d) Wireless Geo Fencing Pressure Sensor Based Alarm Systems – These wander alert systems monitor the presence/absence of pressure to detect a person …

US Aging Population Older women outnumber older men at 25.9 million older women to 20.4 million older men. About 29% (13.3 million) of non-institutionalized older persons live alone (9.2 million women, 4.1 million men). The 85+ population is projected to triple from 6.2 million in 2014 to 14.6 million in 2040 Source: Administration on Aging Administration for Community Living U.S. Department of Health and Human Services https://www.aoa.acl.gov/Aging_Statistics/Profile/2015/docs/2015-Profile.pdf Fall Statistics One out of five falls causes a serious injury such as broken bones or a head injury.1,2 Each year, 2.5 million older people are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries.3 …

No wonder the Medical Alert systems of those days use a telephone line to connect the care receiver to the emergency help. Use of the telephone line changed everything and this is how; Since the person in an emergency could reach only one person at a time and only using voice call, it would be best in an emergency to reach a trained professional – the operator. This operator would asses the level of caller’s emergency and based on the emergency level  and type of emergency would either – call 911 or local paramedics, fire, police or another emergency departments, …

The Power of the Crowd, or crowdsourcing, is a strength that’s created when members of a community work together toward a shared purpose. The result is a solution that’s much larger than the sum of its parts. Today, the Power of the Crowd has been leveraged in many practical applications that help to make our lives easier every day. Applications  of the Power of the Crowd Crowdfunding companies such as Indiegogo and Kickstarter allow enthusiasts to help up-and-coming startups get enough funding to launch their products. Other companies like Waze, a Google company, uses the crowd to help people find …