Care.com: Introducing Seniors to Aging in Place Technology

Author: Michelle Seitzer

Your 85-year-old mother is the early stages of dementia, has painful arthritis that makes walking difficult and has cataracts that give her blurry vision. She won’t move to an assisted living community because she wants to stay home and age in place. But you fear it’s only a matter of time before she gets hurt. You want to honor her desire to stay home, but you also want her to be safe. How do you find an acceptable compromise?

Technology may be able to help…