Tele-Health is making an impact in keeping elders in their homes longer and providing peace of mind for their family members especially those that do not live nearby. It also provides 24/7 connectivity between the senior, family members, paid caregivers, physicians and/or other healthcare providers. Chronic conditions are monitored on a daily basis in the senior’s home which helps to avoid hospital or long term care facitiy admissions. Another benefit of technology is the social connectivity it provides between the elders and their children and grandchildren. The following article highlights many of the benefits of utilizing technology in the elder’s home.
How Tele-Health Can Keep Your Senior Safe, Healthy and Connected