Smart home technology: Providing independence to the elderly while strengthening family ties

As Baby Boomers age, the need for adult care and assisted living continues to grow. As of February 2015, 8.4 million people in the U.S. receive support annually from five main long-term care service options: home health agencies, nursing homes, hospices, residential care communities, and adult day service centers. Outside these facilities, 43.5 million family

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Swiss develop watch that alerts emergency services when a wearer needs help

Zurich, Switzerland — A potentially life-saving mobile phone-based emergency watch has been developed by a Swiss-based watchmaker, Limmex. When a wearer needs help it can be used to alert emergency services.

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Care Technology Systems and Qualcomm Life join forces to facilitate 'ageing-in-place'

Nashville, Tennessee, USA (BUSINESS WIRE) September 12, 2012 — Care Technology Systems (CTS), a company that helps the elderly to safely age at home, has announced the availability of CTS’ monitoring suite on the 2net™ Platform operated by Qualcomm Life, Inc.

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