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To help seniors in 2017 and beyond, monitor person AND the place

An age-old and old-age question. When this blog was launched in 2009, one of the opening salvos raised the question of sensors in the home or a PERS device on the body? Looking at that post, the companies have mostly changed.  In the monitor-place corner, Healthsense’s eNeighbor is now Lively Home, part of GreatCall. QuietCare was eventually folded into Care Innovations. Monitoring the person, Halo Monitoring became an offering as part of one of the earliest mobile PERS companies, MobileHelp.  Monitor the place argument was based on the reality that seniors don’t always wear the pendant.  Monitor person acknowledged that seniors leave the place and are out and about. Both are crisp, make good presentations and set up message for selling. Both are inadequate arguments for what older adults need, and what providers of all types should provide.

Tunstall Americas Announces Smoke Detectors and Monitoring for Personal Emergency Response Service Subscribers

08/15/2016

Tunstall Americas, the North American division of Tunstall Healthcare Group – a world leader in Connected Healthcare – has announced that they are now offering smoke detectors and monitoring to subscribers of their personal emergency response service.


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Aging 2.0 Global Startup Search Finalists Announced

08/30/2016

We've scoured the globe to find very best aging-focused startups and we're bringing the finalists to you at the Aging2.0 OPTIMIZE conference! Throughout the last few weeks, the winners of local Global Startup Search events have been evaluated by online voters & expert judges.

Tech-enhanced Life Publishes Comprehensive Online Guide for Selecting Personal Emergency Response Systems

06/21/2016

SAN FRANCISCO, June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- "How do I choose the best medical alert system for myself or an older adult I care about?" is a question that Tech-enhanced Life has conclusively – and objectively – answered with its personal emergency response system selection guide. Sifting through the marketing clutter, the selection guide is designed for two groups of people: older adults who want to live independently, and friends and family who want to help select an appropriate product.

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Essence wins ESX Innovation Award in PERS category for the 2nd year running

05/16/2016
Tel Aviv – May 16, 2016 – Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, announces that it has again won the ESX Innovation award for excellence in the PERS field of personal emergency technologies with the breakthrough Voice Panic Detector.
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Nortek Security & Control Launches the Numera Home Safety Hub

03/31/2016
 Carlsbad, CA- March 31, 2016- Nortek Security & Control LLC, a Nortek Company (NASDAQ: NTK) and a leader in the security, smart home and wellness technology markets, introduces the Numera® Home Safety Hub, a next-generation PERS system. The hub combines information from sensing devices such as CO and smoke detectors, and glass-break, motion and window/door sensors with alerts from wireless personal emergency sensors in a single PERS console for seniors or others needing support while living alone.
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