Wills and Kate telecare shocker!

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have NO PLANS to install a telecare system to reassure the safety and independence of his aged grandparents (85 and 89), a spokesperson for the royal couple confirmed to Telecare Aware yesterday. “We believe that if Her Majesty or His Royal Highness fell it would quickly be noticed without electronic monitoring.”

Turning down the offer of…

Verizon and Healthsense agreement for senior communities (US)

In one of the few telecom/telecare joint marketing arrangements on record, Verizon and Minnesota-based Healthsense announced a partnership to install Healthsense resident monitoring systems in senior communities (independent and assisted living) equipped with Verizon FiOS. Healthsense and Verizon’s Enhanced Communities unit will team… Read moreVerizon and Healthsense agreement for senior communities (US)