Connected Independence – Smart Homes for Seniors

Advertisment. All opinions are my own. Now that we are homeowners, my husband has been obsessed with converting our home into a Smart Home. We have several of the devices that we can control remotely like light switches, thermostat, garage, and we got an Echo Show for Christmas, but it takes time to do it all. Last week, I attended “Connected Independence”, a Smart Home designed for seniors. It had me thinking about my own aging parents, and I also pictured myself using this technology when I’m not there to help them. “According to AARP, nearly 90% of adults ages 65+ prefer staying in their homes and aging in their … READ MORE >>

Live the Gig Life at Cox Smart Home with Gigablast

This is a sponsored post written by me for Cox Communication. Last week we stopped by Orange County’s newest neighborhood, Canopy at Esencia in Rancho Mission Viejo to watch various demonstrations on what a Cox Smart Home with gigabit-internet speed service can do. There was a lot going on. There was someone podcasting, gaming, providing music lessons over live streaming, telehealth sessions with CHOC Childrens via InTouch Mobile robot, Wi-Fi cooking with a food blogger, and more! Cox Homelife Nowadays everything is wireless. You can download an app and control your home security system from anywhere (arm and disarm), check to see when your kids come home from school or … READ MORE >>