New Wearables for Seniors: Potential Life Changers, Not Just Gadgets

As IOE-seniorsthe health and memory of their aging parents decline, many adults today feel the need to place their loved ones in homes or hire live-in caretakers — both of which are expensive and can be a very tough sell for elders who cherish their independence.

But as Internet of Everything technologies morph into myriad new applications, a handful of IOE-related products are giving seniors some tools that restore a measure of their autonomy — and may force their caregiver children to reconsider (or at least delay) the retirement-home option.