J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2013 Jun;14(6):386-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2013.02.018. Epub 2013 Apr 3.
Sensor technology to support Aging in Place.
Older adults want to age in place at home. Sensor technology has the potential to help by monitoring individuals' health status, detecting emergency situations, and notifying health care providers. Researchers at the University of Missouri are investigating the impact of registered nurse care coordination and technology on the ability of older adults to age in place. Technology coupled with care coordination has improved clinical outcomes. This article presents an overview of the Aging in Place research, TigerPlace as a Missouri-sponsored Aging in Place facility, and the sensor technology developed to support Aging in Place.
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