Living independently longer is good for seniors. It also might help state budgets. Fast Company:

Simple hardware combined with behavioral mathematics is helping seniors live free of nursing homes. Intel and General Electric’s joint healthcare product, QuietCare, uses infrared sensors, like those used for motion-sensing light switches, to monitor patients as they move throughout their home and alert medical staff to deviant behavior that suggests a medical threat.

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