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Technology conundrum: How to help seniors age in place without creeping them out

Fantastic article about applications for IoT with the aging population.  GigaOm really gets it right.

“Aging in place is a killer application area for the internet of things. If you or your grandmother can control her lights and coffee maker from a smartphone or easy to use tablet, that’s great. It’s even better if you can be discreetly apprised of her level of activity and alerted if she doesn’t take her pills on time.”

via Technology conundrum: How to help seniors age in place without creeping them out — Tech News and Analysis.

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