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5 Recent Developments in Senior Safety Technology

Every year, new technology designed to keep seniors safe is released. Helping your loved one stay safe allows him or her to live independently for as long as possible. Harrisburg elder home care professionals share 5 products that can give you and your loved one peace of mind. 

1. Essence Voice Panic Detector

This voice-activated emergency response device is helpful in emergency medical situations. Sometimes when seniors have an accident, they aren’t able to access their emergency units. With the Essence Voice Panic Detector, your loved one can easily access emergency response using a simple voice command. 

2. CareSensus

CareSensus can help Harrisburg caregivers adjust their daily care routines. This device monitors a number of behaviors, ranging from eating habits to sleeping cycles. It collects the data and can alert the caregiver to any important behavioral changes. 

3. GreatCall Lively Wearable

The GreatCall Lively Wearable combines high-quality activity tracking technology with safety. The device, which can be worn on the neck or wrist, tracks steps, offers brain teasers, and gives great health tips. In case of emergency, it has an urgent response button which can connect your loved one with trained agents immediately. 

4. SentinalCALL

If your loved one needs daily reminders, SentinalCALL is here to help. Every day, your loved one receives a 90-second phone call. This call can be programmed to remind your loved one to take his or her medication, check his or her blood sugar, and much more. The call is brief so the service does not feel invasive. It can help family members sleep better knowing their loved one is likely to stick to his or her routine. 

5. Belle Personal Emergency Response Pendant

This personal emergency response system works via AT&T 3G, giving seniors an unprecedented level of independence. Your loved one can go wherever there is 3G coverage, and he or she will have access to emergency care services. The emergency response system has built-in two-way voice technology which is state-of-the-art, convenient, and simple to use. 

If you are concerned about your loved one’s safety, in addition to using these devices, consider hiring a caregiver from Home Care Assistance. Apart from helping your loved one stay safe both in and outside of the home, our trained caregivers can help him or her manage everyday tasks and boost his or her overall wellbeing. We provide reliable live-in and respite home care. Harrisburg, PA, families can contact a Care Manager at (717) 540-4663 for more information and to schedule a no-obligation consultation.