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By Jim Miller
Savvy Senior 

Smart home devices that can help seniors age in-place


August 28, 2019

Dear Savvy Senior,

I recently read an article about how “smart home” devices can help seniors with aging-in-place. My 76-year-old mother, who likes technology, lives alone but I worry about her safety and would like to find out what types of smart home products can really help her.

Inquiring Son

Dear Inquiring,

There are actually a wide variety of affordable smart home devices you can add to your mom’s home that can help make it safer and easier to live in as she ages, and help reduce social isolation. Here’s what you should know.

Smart home technologies

While most Americans today use technology and enjoy the conveniences they provide, there are millions of seniors who still don...

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