Keeping Aging Parents Safe

RGC 5Mary Hulme and I gave a talk last week about our eBook on Activity-tracking Home Sensor Systems at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. You can listen and watch it below. And if you read on you can see how to get a free copy Jan 12/13th if you wish. [Read more…]

Activity-tracking Sensor System: Older Adults Home Alone

ATHSS_cover1_webMary Hulme (a geriatric consultant and dementia care specialist) and I just published a non-fiction e-Book (on “Activity-tracking Home Sensor Systems“). If you are at all interested in the topic, we would love it if you would check it out. 🙂 We did a lot of research on this new class of products, that are designed to go in the home of a senior who lives by his/herself and help keep them safe. We think of this as the home that watches over your parent. We learned a lot about which products work, which ones don’t, and most importantly which ones work best for specific life circumstances. We decided this might be useful for others in our situation, and wanted to make this information (which took a lot of work to collect) available for others. In brief, we found there are a lot of these products and they all seem quite similar at first glance, but that in fact they vary quite a bit, with some being suitable for certain situations, and other life situations needing quite different products. [Read more…]

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