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Health-monitoring Technology Helps Seniors Live at Home Longer, MU Researchers Find


January 6, 2009

computing graphic University of Missouri researchers are using sensors, computers and communication systems, along with supportive health care services, to monitor the health of older adults who are living at home. According to the researchers, motion sensor networks installed in seniors' homes can detect changes in behavior and physical activity, including walking and sleeping patterns. Early identification of these changes can prompt health care interventions that can delay or prevent serious health events Full Story

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