home and remote monitoring

includes fall detection, motion sensors, webcams & Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS)

Alarm.com Holdings, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

05/22/2015

Alarm.com Holdings, Inc., the leading platform solution for the connected home has a proposed $75 million IPO.

Alarm.com Files for $75M IPO

With $75 million, 2.3 million subscribers -- and now including BeClose in Wellness offering.

05/23/2015

High-tech sensors help kids keep eye on aging parents

For Silicon Valley executive, sensors help him keep an eye on his aging parents.

05/12/2015

Samsung and Mybitat to Jointly Work on Technology Designed to Improve Ability of the Elderly to Live at Home Longer with Enhanced Quality of Life

04/28/2015

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Mybitat (an AGT Group company) today announced plans for joint development of an innovative smart home solution aimed at helping the elderly remain in their own homes longer and enhancing individual quality of life. >>> Read more . . .

Honor lands $20 million for senior in-home care agency

04/17/2015

Assisting an elderly person with activities of daily living — bathing, dressing and eating, for instance — is as low-tech and hands-on as it gets. But a San Francisco startup hopes to use technology to rewire in-home care for seniors. >>> Read more . . .

Care Angel Poised to Revolutionize the Way We Care for Aging Loved Ones

03/18/2015

Miami, FL (March 18, 2015) – Wolf Shlagman, noted telemedicine entrepreneur and the founder of Consult a Doctor, today announced the formation of his latest venture, Care Angel, a startup in stealth mode focused on revolutionizing and simplifying the way we care for our aging loved ones. >>> Read more . . .

Independa Closes Extended $6 Million Series B, Bringing Total Funding to More Than $10 Million

03/10/2015

SAN DIEGO – March 10, 2015 -- Independa, the leader in integrated community engagement and remote care technologies, today announced it has closed its Series B funding round, raising $6 million. The Series B funding immediately accelerates Independa’s market expansion, while also funding new product development and advancing innovative solutions. >>> Read more . . .

Study: Remote Monitoring at Home Brings Lower Costs and Better Outcomes

01/07/2015

The central objective of remote monitoring technologies has always been to help seniors and the chronically ill live safely and independently in their own homes, and at lower costs than hospitals.

Caregiving technology needs a version 2.0 upgrade

The dilemma of distance -- boomers have parents who live in, for example, Florida. The oldest boomer is 69. They’re not all that healthy. The still-living parent(s) may be even less healthy. In this age of medical specialization and long distance families, many aging women living alone: they need to see doctors, perhaps multiple doctors. Even if the children of aging parents live nearby, experiencing enhanced intergenerational proximity (!), the aging parent may ultimately live alone. With life expectancy for woman now averaging 88+, it is safe to say that older boomers are still involved in coordinating the care of their aging parent/mother. And they’re doing it from a distance – since the boomer woman with a career may not reside in Florida. Consider that Florida is now on track to become the 3rd largest state – with population growth primarily from migration. The state now has a median age of 74 for its 65+ population, one-quarter of that population widowed. But the dilemma of distance criss-crosses the country from California to Maine, from upstate New York to New Mexico. >>> Read more . . .

Families, Tech and Caregiving: FCA Showcases Emerging Technologies for Caregivers

12/18/2014
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most long-term care in this country is performed by families, not institutions. And, as in other areas of our society, new technologies have emerged as change agents in that care.
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