Archive For: Smart Care

From Panic Button To Advanced PERS solutions: Providing An Extra Layer Of Care

From Panic Button To Advanced PERS solutions: Providing An Extra Layer Of Care

When an elderly or an ill person is home alone and they required emergency for any reason, effective communication with their monitoring center is crucial for their safety. For this reason Wilhelm Hormann invented the first Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) back in the 1970s, which went public in the early 1980s and won the ... Read More
 
<span id='event-date' style='font-size: 18px'>May 21, 2018 – May 23, 2018.</span><br>Essence at Catalyst 2018. </br>

May 21, 2018 – May 23, 2018.
Essence at Catalyst 2018.

Essence will be sponsoring Catalyst´18, the largest PERS conference in the United States. Our company is Platinum sponsor of the first event of its kind in the industry. Affiliated Monitoring’s Catalyst PERS Sales & Marketing Conference will bring together the best minds in the PERS industry to help dealers expand their businesses We’d love to see you at Catalyst 2018, ... Read More
 
Connectivity and the LTE PERS

Connectivity and the LTE PERS

The connectivity of a Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) is in continuous evolution.

The connectivity of a Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) is in continuous evolution. It has matured from all standard landline phone-based to cellular-based technology, which only became industry relevant about 10 years ago. Cellular connectivity in the PERS industry is used with in-home as well as mobile systems alike, commonly referred to as “mPERS”. It ... Read More
 
Essence leads the “Connecting to Connected Health” Panel- MAMA 10th Year Anniversary

Essence leads the “Connecting to Connected Health” Panel- MAMA 10th Year Anniversary

This past week we were in Palm Springs, California for the 10-year anniversary of the Medical Alert Monitoring Association’s (MAMA) annual meeting of executive minds. MAMA is the only professional trade association representing the needs of the medical alert monitoring and personal emergency response services industry, and is directed by committed leadership that is focused ... Read More
 
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