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Environmental Research:. Presented by: Valerie Martínez.

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Technology Suited for a Stay at Home Senior. There are many apps available through pharmacies where medication can be delivered to a home for each refill Monitoring systems help family caregivers make sure their loved ones are safe and secure Apps such as Inirv React which connects your stove to a sensor in your home will automatically turn the stove off if it no longer detects motion around the appliance after a long period of time MedMinder can be a useful tool for individuals with memory loss because it is a collection of automatic medication dispensers LifeAlert Technologies is a personal emergency response and home medical alert system company that saves lives from emergency situations that provide home audio monitoring protection.

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Telehealth and Telemedicine-What’s the Difference?.

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Telemedicine in the Healthcare Environment. Older adults accounted for 70.4% of telehealth visits during the initial pandemic period and 66.4% of telehealth visits during the late pandemic period the useful tool of telehealth can cover healthcare education, wearable devices, and provider-to-provider remote communication to simplify the process of healthcare for older individuals. Telehealth can provide comfort because it allows the older individual to feel that they are learning something new, they are learning how to use technology which is something many are hesitant about. If telehealth becomes widely available for the aging population, it can truly make the difference in the risk from loved ones getting physically and mentally ill..

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Smart Technology. Smart home technology is the general term given to communication technology used within the home to provide homeowners security, comfort, convenience and energy efficiency by allowing them to control smart devices. smart-home devices for the elderly, they make everyday life more convenient, safer, social, and give caregivers peace of mind in knowing that all is well..

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122 cn.€.6. Wearable Devices. Wearable technolog y is a general term for devices that are designed to be worn throughout the day can include fitness trackers, smartwatches, even sneakers. Wearable devices can help the aging population with health because it gives a better understanding of daily activity wearables help protect them. It is interesting to note that wearables for the aging population are used in nursing homes and long term care facilities. Wearables help senior living facilities proactively monitor resident activity and monitor fall detection.

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Innovative Technology. IrisVision. < Hearing enhancements Real Time Text Hearing aid support Amplify ambient sound Off Adapt Sound Find the best sound for you..

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C O N C L U S I O N. With technology advancing everyday, it is important to learn how to use them to our advantage to make life easier. As individuals going into the healthcare field, it is important to be educated on the new technology because it can help the aging population. If services such as telehealth are available for these individuals, they can receive healthcare in the comfort of their home. Technology can improve safety by monitoring an individual if they fall and contacting emergency services if necessary. This means should be inculcated more in the healthcare setting for the aging population..

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