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Eskaton Featured in New York Times

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 24, 2015 9:36:26 AM

Smart sensor technology is used to detect changes in the activity of someone moving around their home or apartment. A change in activity could indicate an emerging health condition. Eskaton uses smart sensors to help proactively meet the needs of each resident. These smart motion sensors augment the basic emergency response pull cords required in all California assisted living residences.

Read more and watch a video about smart sensor technology.

Ninety-one year old Eskaton resident, Doris Herrilson told the New York Times she liked having sensors in her apartment because she felt safer. She fell and broke a hip, and now uses a walker. “So I’m always afraid of falling again,” she said. “But now, falls can be detected faster. It’s quiet care.

Read the entire New york Times article on Smart Sensor Technology.


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The Sacramento region is home to Eskaton, a nonprofit senior care provider offering innovative housing, healthcare and social services. Every day thousands of older adults enjoy retirement at our independent senior living communities and receive the care they need through assisted living, skilled nursing, memory care, rehabilitation and in-home care programs. With five decades of experience and a national reputation for innovation, Eskaton is Transforming the Aging Experience.