Designing a smart home for aging boomers

Smart homes can mean greater independence and some much needed safety to aging baby boomers. This article covers some ways smart homes can adapt to elderly adults.

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I know I’d feel better if my parents had emergency buttons connect to a Hubitat Elevation that could send me notifications. I guess I know what I’m getting them for Christmas.

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I put Amazon units in my mother in law’s house just for the calling features. As in, “I’ve fallen and can’t get up” sort of situations. A couple of Dot units and a Connect on her landline and there’s one more layer of emergency support available.

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