Tag Archives: Connected Living

How Can Smart Home Technology Help Senior Citizens?

How Can Smart Home Technology Help Senior Citizens? | Direct Energy Blog

Most Baby Boomers expect they can age in their current home because they are healthier, wealthier, and plan to work into their 70’s (or beyond). However, even with those improvements, aging senior citizens face problems of declining strength, failing eyesight, and reduced mobility. For example, each year, about 30% of people aged 65 and over experience a fall, and 10% have multiple falls. In the cases of dementia and Alzheimer’s, seniors face decreasing cognitive and memory problems. READ MORE

Connected Laundry Room – Direct Energy Smart Products Review

Connected Laundry Room – Direct Energy Smart Home Product Review | Direct Energy Blog

Welcome to the Smart Products Review series, courtesy of Direct Energy. In this series, we’ll introduce you to the newest and best products in the connected home market, with a specific focus on introducing you to the right items to help you create your own smart home. While our recommendations aren’t specific endorsements of these products or companies, they do reflect what we feel are leading devices in the connected home space. READ MORE

Connected Bathroom – Direct Energy Smart Products Review

Connected Bathroom – Direct Energy Smart Products Review

Welcome to the Smart Products Review series, courtesy of Direct Energy. In this series, we’ll introduce you to the newest and best products in the connected home market, with a specific focus on introducing you to the right items to help you create your own smart home. While our recommendations aren’t specific endorsements of these products or companies, they do reflect what we feel are leading devices in the connected home space. READ MORE