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It’s getting more acceptable

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What once seemed intrusive and too “big brother” is beginning to make more sense – remote monitoring technology.  From web cams and motion sensors to special bracelets there are a variety of technical solutions that can allow people to stay in their own homes longer.  And provide great peace of mind for all the loved ones involved in the care circle. 

Below is a link to an article that appeared in the New York Times:

High-Tech Devices Keep Elderly Safe From Afar
Published: May 25, 2008
Some people have installed motion sensors in the homes of aging relatives to detect signs of trouble…Read full story

Please check out our previous post on the use of webcams and video conferencing software and how this is an easy to implement, easy to use and easy to get used to technology for staying connected with loved ones.

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