Advances in technology are making aging in place comfortably a lot easier to manage. With smart-home devices, you can set your lights on a regular schedule, smart speakers that let you play music, podcasts and news anywhere in the house, smart video doorbells tell you when someone is at the door, and so much more.
Using these devices will bring you, your friends, family and caretakers peace of mind.
The good news is, you don’t have to be a technology genius to use them. If you can use a smartphone app, you can use any of these devices.
For a list of the best smart-home devices for aging in place and their function, visit this article By Rachel Cericola in the New York Times : The Best Smart-Home Devices for Aging in Place Comfortably
Elder law attorney, Terry Garrett, is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is an Approved Guardianship Attorney. She assists people in elder law, estate and special needs planning, guardianship and settling estates. She graduated with honors from Cornell University. She was on the Dean’s List at Wharton Business School. She earned her J.D. at Columbia Law School, receiving the Parker Award and a Mellon Fellowship.