home and remote monitoring

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

Configuring the baseline of activity for older adults

Less movement and non-movement matter.  The Washington Post ran an article recently about GreatCall's partnership with an AI company so that patterns and changes in behavior could be reported to family members from its wearable PERS device.  Of course, tracking and reporting about changes from baselines -- that's nothing new for sensor-based home monitoring systems.   But it is a surprisingly big deal in the PERS industry -- where even those who once supported pattern-detecting big ideas dropped them like a hot rock -- in favor of the transactional PERS world -- press the button and someone will come.   The most radical changes in that industry over five years, fall detection and GPS tracking, have still been transactional -- Mrs. Smith, we are responding, are you okay? -- versus, I'm Mrs. Smith's device, and based on her behavior changes, she is not okay. >>> Read more . . .

When an algorithm helps keep an eye on your grandparent

GreatCall partnered with an artificial intelligence company to send automated reports to concerned children and grandchildren.

11/19/2014

Intel-GE Care Innovations™ Launches New Solution to Connect Clinicians, Patients, and Family Caregivers in the Home

11/12/2014

ROSEVILLE, Calif.--()--Intel-GE Care Innovations™, a pioneer in connecting the care continuum to the home, today announced the launch of its latest telehealth technology system, Health Harmony. >>> Read more . . .

Independa™ Announces Availability of its Award-Winning Technology on New “AnyTV Companion”

10/20/2014
SAN DIEGO – October 20, 2014 – Independa, Inc., the leader in integrated resident facing technologies, today announced the availability of its award-winning application on the new “AnyTV Companion,” manufactured by LG Electronics, Independa partner and strategic investor. This addition allows Independa to be available on existing televisions, regardless of the manufacturer.

Sensors let Alzheimer's patients stay at home, safely

Caregivers turn to smart-home technology and wearable devices to monitor family members.

08/26/2014

CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY PROTECTS THOSE WHO LIVE ALONE

08/14/2014

Evermind helps seniors, and those who need extra support, maintain independence and gives caregivers peace of mind
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 14, 2014) – In the United States, more than 11 million people over the age of 65 live alone and more than 61 million have physical or intellectual disabilities and these numbers are growing.  In today’s fast-paced society family members need better ways to check on the health and safety of their aging parents and grandparents or adult children with disabilities. >>> Read more . . .

GRANDCARE SYSTEMS Announces Significant Investment in Professional Caregiving Sales Program

08/14/2014

GrandCare Systems, a leader in the digital caregiving technology industry, is delighted to announce an increased emphasis and investment on a sales program directed towards professional in-home caregivers, long term care and healthcare providers.  In order to build and maintain a strong and dynamic sales team, the organization has organized a robust outside sales program consisting of territory directors and has created an inside sales team. >>> Read more . . .

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