Caregivers: Be One Step Ahead Thanks to Smart Home Technology
If you are one of the nearly 35 million Americans who currently provide unpaid care for a family member aged over 50, new smart home technology is available that can support your loved one’s independence, and also provide you priceless peace of mind – for much less than you think.
More than an Emergency Button
Now, smart home technology is stepping into this gap with connected living solutions designed with both the older adult AND caregiver in mind. Originally developed to alert homeowners to unwelcome activity, connected home security technology can keep both family and professional caregivers connected to aging adults and one step ahead of emerging health issues instead of reacting after an emergency has occurred.
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Unlike older technology which alerts caregivers only after something bad happens, we can now intelligently monitor quality of life through a suite of discreet activity sensors and smart devices installed around the home to proactively alert caregivers to potential health issues detected in real-time activity data.
A USA Today report explains: “Wellness can report about changes in activity levels, sleeping and eating patterns, bathroom visit frequency and medication adherence, as well as emergency situations like wandering out of the home or falls.”
For the older adult, Independent Living Solutions offers a full suite of smart home technology to make life safer and easier. Devices like smart thermostats and smart lighting can be automated and even voice-controlled, providing comfort and security without adding complexity. Video and smart locks enhance daytime security and make access easier for family and homecare visitors. Because this technology uses the security system as the brain, service is on hand, 24-7, to respond to an emergency signal or panic button alert from the home.
As more and more family caregivers learn about these new Independent Living Solutions, commercial care providers are also discovering the benefits. These scalable solutions can be installed throughout a residential community, enabling staff to develop personalized care plans, based on data-driven insights, that better serve residents’ needs.
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About Alarm Engineering
Locally owned and operated, Alarm Engineering has been securing Delmarva since 1985. In that time, we have developed a reputation for integrity, reliability, and quality with our emphasis on superior service to our customers. We know you have many choices when it comes to your security system, so here are some things you should know about us.
Alarm Engineering is leading provider of electronic security systems and services in Delaware and the Eastern Shores of Maryland and Virginia. From integrated home security systems with home automation and video to large enterprise-level integrated systems and small business solutions, our highly trained and professional staff will get the job done right. As an Authorized Alarm.com dealer, we offer exclusive Crash and Smash technology, Geo-Fencing, Doorbell Camera and LiftMaster Garage Control as part of our Home Automation offerings.
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