As the caregiver market shrinks, is it possible to arm older individuals with tools to better care for themselves?

 

Scott Moody the CEO and Chief Client Advocate of K4Connect thinks so. That’s the purpose of his tech company; to serve older adults and people living with disabilities through software platforms that integrate devices, systems and applications into a single system that works together and can be managed via a single easy-to-use application. He believes that technology is a tool that can help older adults live in the place they want longer than might otherwise be possible.

 

Among several features, Moody’s company works on home automation tools that help individuals live a safer and more independent life at home — even if alone. Through a central platform that’s controlled by the user’s smartphone or tablet, it can automate door locks, motion sensors, streaming music, blood pressure monitors and medication reminders, even video chat, and photo sharing.

 

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