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NY Times Looks at Aging in Place Technologies

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Thanks to one of our readers – “Chazzy” – we learned about this article “Sensors Help Keep the Elderly at Home” that ran in the New York Times. John Leland explores some of the technology available to allow people to live in their homes of choice longer. He touches upon the use of motion sensors, pill compliance detectors and wireless devices that transmit data on blood pressure, weight, oxygen and glucose levels.  One take away from the article is that the technology is as much for the people in need as for those who care for and about them. 

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