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Sensor Network to Protect the Elderly

Posted Dec 06 2012 12:48am

photo of Professor Marge Skubic

Many elderly dread the prospect that chronic medical issues will force them to leave their homes for an assisted living facility or nursing home, making them dependent upon others for their care and personal needs. Sometime in the near future, however, new technology could help them remain in their homes longer, perhaps indefinitely, without having to give up their independence.

"Our goal is to keep people in their private homes for as long as possible," says ...

More at http://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=126247&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click


This is an NSF News item.

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