Assisted living facilities offer an appealing solution for many
seniors, but smart home automation can make independent living
comfortable and help with the everyday tasks of home management. From
smart thermostats and light switches that respond to the sound of your
voice to refrigerators that restock themselves, stock up on these smart
devices to keep you or your loved one in your home for longer.
Door Locks and Security Systems
Smart door locks and security
system technology is at the forefront of the independent living
initiative. It’s the top tool to protect your home and give your family
peace of mind. A smart security system allows your family to monitor
entrance activity to your home, so they’ll always know you’re safe.
Smart door locks let you lock your door no matter where you are. Give
multiple security codes to caregivers and family members so you never
have to worry about leaving spare keys or being away when visitors swing
Most smart doorbells come with
video surveillance, speakers and microphones for added home protection.
Communicate with visitors from anywhere inside of your home to let them
know that you’re available and on your way to greet them. If you’re
hearing impaired, set up vibrational alerts on your smartphone so you’re
always alerted when someone’s at the front door. In case of suspicious
activity, view and record visitors at your door from your smartphone or
Wi-Fi Enabled Refrigerators
Your smart refrigerator keeps
track of your grocery list and delivers it to a participating grocery
store near you. When you’re ready to see what you have on-hand, view the
inside of your refrigerator from an app on your smartphone and receive
notifications if your refrigerator needs maintenance.
Automatic Stove Turn-Off Devices
Have you ever wondered if you
remembered to turn the stove off after you’ve left your home? Home
automation technology could be your solution. Automatic Stove turn-off
devices come with a timer, motion sensors and an automatic shut-off
feature to ensure that your kitchen equipment powers down when you want
it to. Set a time limit of up to 40 minutes, and your stove will
automatically power down for your safety and convenience.
Automatic Medication Dispenser
You rely on your medications to
keep you at your best. Automatic medication dispensers can ensure all of
your medications are taken on schedule and according to the doctor’s
orders. Your dispenser alerts you or your family of missed medications
and even provides your physician with detailed reports regarding your
Smart Home Hub
Living on your own is simple and
convenient with a central smart home hub to command all of your smart
devices. Sync your smart thermostat, entertainment system, light
switches and more to your smart home hub to connect all your smart
devices to a central all-in-one unit. You’ll be able to control all of
your technology from the comfort of your living or bedroom. Also, easily
give your family quick access to all your smart devices whenever they
come to visit.
Enhance the quality of living in
your home with a thermostat that learns from your behaviors and gives
you remote access. Conveniently pre-program your smart thermostat for
when indoor or outdoor temperatures reach a certain degree and save
money by tracking your energy consumption as you go. Many Smart
Thermostats use easy-to-read LCD touch screens for effortless use, while
standard thermostats can be confusing or difficult to read. Access your
Smart Thermostat using your smartphone or connect to your smart home
assistant for voice-controlled use.
When you’re ready to head out the
door, losing your keys can be frustrating. Now you can locate your keys
and other essentials you misplace using your smartphone or tablet. Most
key finders come with a two-piece system: one that attaches to the
items you lose track of the most and one to keep on your person. Attach
the device to your keys, the remote control or your wallet or purse.
Smart Light Switch
Don’t worry about fumbling around
your home in the dark. Control the lights in your home using timers or
voice command with the help of your smart home assistant or via an app
on your smartphone. These devices not only help shine a light when you
need it most, they can also help cut energy costs and promote home
security while you’re away.
Health Monitoring Sensors
Remote health monitoring is a non-invasive, cost effective method to receive healthcare services from the comfort of your home. Wearable health monitoring sensors communicate physiological data directly to your healthcare providers in real-time. Monitoring sensors can be worn in a variety of accessories to track heart health, exercise activity, chronic conditions and more.