The smarter your house is, the longer you can live at home as you age

Tech solutions will offer subtle safety monitoring for older people living independently

HaloCare’s tablet, the HaloPad, connects the user with care providers, offering social, clinical and wellbeing supports. Picture: Getty Images

Everyone’s living longer, and most people prefer the idea of living in their own home for as long as they possibly can. However, for people with mobility or memory issues in particular, it can take significant family involvement and independent carers to make this happen.

There are proven social, psychological and financial benefits to people living independently and being cared for at home.

One medical technology pioneer who wants to support more independent living in ...