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Top 5 Ways Your Smart Home Can Help You Protect the Elderly

Top 5 Ways Your Smart Home Can Help You Protect the Elderly

We’ve talked before about the ‘sandwich generation’—adults who have to simultaneously take care of their aging parents and deal with other responsibilities like work and raising their own children. This is a consequence of increasing life expectancy in developed countries, and the wish of the elderly to stay independent and continue to live in their ... Read More
 
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
 
2017 ESX Innovation Award for Digital Health/Well-Being Systems

2017 ESX Innovation Award for Digital Health/Well-Being Systems

Essence has won the ESX Innovation Award for Digital Health/Well-Being Systems. It is the third year running that Essence has won the award, this time for the company’s new Care@Home Active groundbreaking mobile PERS solution. The win highlights Essence’s continued focus on excellence and innovation for aging-in-place technologies that enhance seniors’ lifestyles and safety. Unlike traditional ... Read More
 
Discussing the Future of PERS at Catalyst 2017

Discussing the Future of PERS at Catalyst 2017

This past week we were in Naples, Florida, discussing telecare, remote monitoring and PERS technologies at Catalyst 2017, of which we were proud Platinum sponsors. Catalyst is the largest PERS conference in the United States and the first event of its kind that brings together the best minds in the telecare industry, helping dealers expand ... Read More
 
Home Security and Telecare Merge Through IoT

Home Security and Telecare Merge Through IoT

The home security industry is a well-stablished, mature market in some countries like the US, where it has had a long, stable trajectory for over 30 years. During this time, the market has kept growing steadily, at a single figure rate. Innovation has come over that time, mainly through improvements in motion detection technologies, and ... Read More
 
Connected Care Technologies Can Help Bridge the Generational Gap

Connected Care Technologies Can Help Bridge the Generational Gap

We live in a hyper connected society. No matter where we are, we are always just a few taps away from establishing contact with other human beings. With the variety of Social Media channels in common use today, our contact with our family and friends – even those of whom are not part of our ... Read More