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Using smart home and telehealth technology to improve the quality of life for the Care giver and the care recipient.

Using smart home and telehealth technology to improve the quality of life for the Care giver and the care recipient.

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  • 1.  
  • 2. Aging Tsunami
    • Population Statistics
    • 35 million seniors in 2000.
    • 70 million seniors in 2030.
    • By 2050 there will be one million people over 100 years of age.
    2/3 of all people that have ever lived to age 65 are alive today
  • 3. Aging Tsunami
    • More than 44 million Americans are family caregivers for a spouse, parent, relative or friend
    • 25% of the U.S. workforce juggles work and caregiving.
    • 50% of caregivers juggle childcare and eldercare.
    • 25% of caregivers are taking care of two or more people.
    • Caregivers spend an 21 hours/week giving care.
    • Typical caregiver fulfills this role 4+ years.
    • 20% of family members quit work to provide care.
    • 31% of seniors lose family savings from caregiving expenses.
    • 40% of families become impoverished.
  • 4. GrandCare Systems How Can We Deal With The Aging Tsunami?
  • 5. GrandCare offers the most comprehensive and feature packed monitoring system on the market today. It combines aspects of home technology, ADL assessment, online communications, and health care in one flexible and affordable package.
  • 6. Creating A Care Triangle Between Seniors, Families & Caregivers
  • 7. What Is GrandCare? Communication GrandCare consists of a central unit (very similar to a DVR box), that connects to a TV and the Internet. Friends and family can send pictures, messages, reminders, events and other communications to a dedicated channel on the home’s television.
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  • 18. What Is GrandCare? Monitoring Small wireless sensors (motion, bed, temperature, door, blood pressure, glucose, caller ID, weight, etc.) collect information and assure family and caregivers all is well. Family members and caregivers can even be alerted if something is out of the ordinary.
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  • 21. What Is GrandCare? Cognition Seniors can participate in brain exercises, games, read headline news, receive weather reports and more. Plus, they can be reminded by automated phone calls, lights or chimes when it’s time to take medications or perform specified activities.
  • 22. Benefits For Seniors
    • Give your family peace of mind knowing you are just fine.
    • Stay longer in your own home with improved safety and security.
    • Save money by delaying or avoiding the need for more supervised care.
    • Improve your health with better management of chronic conditions.
    • Keep track of your weight, blood sugar, or blood pressure.
  • 23. Benefits For Families
    • Save money by delaying or avoiding the need for more care.
    • Keep connected by sending pictures and messages.
    • Make better decisions on level of care with better assessment information.
    • Protect loved ones from telephone scams targeting seniors.
    • Reduce stress by knowing loved ones are safe and secure.
  • 24. Benefits For Caregivers
    • Monitor several clients – receive alerts if somebody needs help.
    • Receive wellness reports.
    • Improved safety and security.
    • Coordinate schedules with staff.
    • Exchange and record notes and memos between staff and family.
    • Perform tasks automatically.
    • Improve your client’s health by better management of chronic conditions.
  • 25. It’s Time
      • A bit of technology assistance can provide a safer, healthier and richer environment.
      • 0% want to live in a nursing home – even if they or a spouse have a debilitating illness.
      • 89% want to live in their own home.
      • 9 out of 10 anticipate technology will help them live longer and more independently.
      • GrandCare is flexible, easy-to-use and affordable. Seniors need no technical expertise to use GrandCare!
  • 26. GrandCare Systems