Taking care of an aging parent or a relative who has trouble caring for themselves is a full-time job. It's so stressful that many people make the difficult decision to move the person into a care facility.
Not only does that cost a lot of money, it's hard on your relative as well. No one likes giving up their independence.
Fortunately, technology has some solutions that don't require you hovering around your loved one 24/7. That's really better for both of you.
Read on to find out if they're taking their pills, how to make sure they haven't fallen and how to set up a video monitoring system.
Let's start with the thing everyone has trouble with: remembering to take pills.