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Technology that Helps Care for Senior Adults Who Live Far Away

Taking care of senior adults and monitoring their health while living far away can be a challenge. The Clinical Interventions on Aging estimates that there are five to seven million Americans who are long-distance caregivers for elders, and this figure is likely to double in the next 15 years. However, the latest technologies can help you manage and monitor your loved ones’ well-being.

Here are some of the technologies that are helpful in taking care of senior adults that live far away:

Video Communication Apps

An excellent way to track the health of your family member is to be able to communicate face-to-face with them. There are various video mobile applications that are easy to install and use. They allow you to be virtually present in the home with your senior loved one. However, if they suffer from a cognitive impairment, a caregiver can help them schedule video chats or answer your video-calls.

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