Archive For: Smart Care

Towards Technology-Enabled Senior Care: Enabling a More Active Lifestyle

Towards Technology-Enabled Senior Care: Enabling a More Active Lifestyle

The global demand for PERS systems is growing rapidly. According to the latest industry reports, the market will be worth $8.61 billion by 2020. The reasons for this rapid expansion are many: the combination of an aging world population with a higher life expectancy, the resultant rising costs and pressure on the public healthcare system ... Read More
 
Smart Care for People Living With Disabilities

Smart Care for People Living With Disabilities

As we have discussed in the past, people wish to stay in their own home for as long as possible, while remaining autonomous and independent. This is true not only for for people as they progress through the aging process, and for people with physical disabilities. We live with smart connected devices all around us. ... Read More
 
Voice Panic Detection: The Future of PERS

Voice Panic Detection: The Future of PERS

Josh Locke is Director of Sales at Essence USA. He is a Certified Senior Advisor with over 12 years’ experience in the PERS industry.  He has been in the “start-up” side of PERS for nearly all of those years.  In 2013, he was recruited to launch a new mobile PERS into the industry, which was ... Read More
 
Personal Emergency Response Systems or Why Panic Buttons Alone Are Not Enough

Personal Emergency Response Systems or Why Panic Buttons Alone Are Not Enough

It’s a fact that world’s population is aging, especially in developed countries. There has never been so many seniors in the world as there are now, and their number keeps growing. In their golden years, older people want to age safely within the comfort of their own home, staying active and maintaining an independent lifestyle ... Read More
 
Living in the ‘sandwich generation’

Living in the ‘sandwich generation’

The alarm clock goes off, you wake up the kids, make breakfast, take them to school, you’re in such a rush you forget your laptop. When you finally arrive to the office, you make a quick call to your elder mom, who’s been feeling a little dizzy lately, and she ... Read More