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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