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Sunrise Senior Living Highlights grandCARE technology for Independent Living

Sunrise Senior Living, a leader in long term care communities in the United States, has featured grandCARE as a technology solution for independent living, whether it be in the private home or community-based. Sunrise Senior Living operates 302 communities worldwide with 245 locations in the US, 15 in Canada and 42 in the UK. They offer a range of personalized senior services, including independent living, care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of memory loss, as well as skilled nursing and short-term rehabilitative services.

The Best Gadgets For Independent Living by Tim Watt | AUG 31, 2015

“If you constantly worry about your mom or dad who lives alone, it’s normal. Many senior caregivers and adult children have concerns about their parents living on their own after a certain age. Whether your live locally or far away, these thoughts can be stressful. Luckily, there are a lot of high-tech gadgets that can do the job for you. Think about trying out one – or all – of these gadgets in your parent’s home…”

“If you can’t be there all the time… When parents live alone, you may want to be by their side always. While you may see them as often as you can, you can’t always be there every day. Not to worry – there’s a device that can alleviate your worries. Try out grandCARE, a tool that lets parents video chat and message family on a big touch screen. They can also find out the weekly weather and news, play games with friends and check their calendar to see what independent living activities they have going on this week. It also investigates their health using telehealth technologies. Want to know if they’re taking medication? Check in to the caregiver portal.”

For more information, visit: http://www.sunriseseniorliving.com.

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Sunrise Senior Living Lists grandCARE in “8 Gadgets to Buy for Seniors this Season”

8 Gadgets To Buy For Seniors This Season

By Tim Watt on November 3, 2014

Caregivers and family members know how often they worry about the beloved seniors in their family. If you’ve caught yourself fretting about their eating habits, their difficulty working the TV or the possibility of them injuring themselves, worry no more. Luckily, there’s a gadget for all these issues and more. These tech tools could ease your concerns and make loved ones’ lives easier. Consider these devices when doing your holiday shopping this year.

Dell Med PromptThe GrandCare System

This all-in-one system is everything a family member needs to keep calm if loved ones live alone or in a retirement community. It uses motion sensors to help track a senior’s movements throughout the day. If something goes awry, families will get an alert. The touchscreen system also has telehealth technology to connect with physicians. If your children take a cute photo or write a letter, you can easily send it through to older adults as long as they have an Internet connection.

Additional Senior Gadgets Include:

  • The VTech CareLine​
  • Amplified Photo Phone
  • TV Ears
  • Tek Partner Oversized TV Remote
  • GPS Shoes
  • Lutron Maestro Occupancy/Vacancy Sensors
  • Sonic Boom Alarm Clock with Bed Shaker

Read more at http://www.sunriseseniorliving.com