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SenseGiz Star Wearable Smart Tech Device

SenseGiz Star

Have you ever wondered how someone who fell and was incapacitated could press their alert button, or somehow activate their personal electronic monitoring system? Apparently the folks at SenseGiz did as well. They are preparing to launch STAR “a multifunctional wearable smart tech device” that works in conjunction with a smart phone. Watch:

Is video the next best thing to being there? The answer is “yes” as far as patients at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan are concerned. Doctors are testing out “telerounding” using facetime with Ipads.  “I can check how the patient is breathing, responding, and I can look at their incisions. I can actually use… Continue Reading

Ford Motor Company joins with Microsoft, Healthrageous and BlueMetal Architects to study how connected devices can help people monitor and maintain health & wellness. “People are spending more time in their cars, and with the tremendous growth in mobile healthcare solutions, Ford is dedicated to understanding the value of being able to connect to health… Continue Reading

As we age our sleep habits change and more than half of men and women over the age of 65 have at least one sleep problem. Contributing factors include poor sleep habits, medical conditions, medications, sleep apnea, and retirement (Ha! who knew?). Good, restorative sleep is important to our physical health as well as our… Continue Reading

Mobile Tech Use Is Rising, Monitoring Concerns Falling Recent reports from AARP and Enterprise Forum Northwest indicate that those of us over the age of 50 enjoy mobile technology – especially cell phones and are willing to consider giving up some privacy using home monitoring equipment if it means staying in our home longer. Mobile… Continue Reading

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Granny Pods Instead of Nursing Homes We’ve had great interest in accessible dwelling units or pods or modular additions – they go by several names. All extend the livability of a home and often with great style. The MedCottage is particularly attractive as you can see from the picture. What we do find surprising though… Continue Reading Age in place at home, it's where you want to be.