Technology and Aging Parents: How Much Is Too Much? Part 1
Posted Aug 04 2010 12:00am
Medical alarm devices, or personal alarms, have been a boon to caregivers and elders for decades. I signed my neighbor, Joe, up for one after he took a serious tumble. This was in the late eighties. Joe lived next door and I could monitor his lights in his house to watch glitches in his normal routine. However, I felt better when he had the backup of a personal alarm he wore around his neck. In the end, that alarm saved him hours of agony.