Keeping an eye on Mom and Dad

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Elizabeth Roach uses a monitor that displays e-mail, photos, games and her blood pressure, in her home in Harrisonburg, Va.

It has been hard for the 81-year-old South Carolina great grandmother to get away with much the last two years, since her daughter started monitoring her every move, blood-pressure blip and weight fluctuation via computer from her home five kilometres away…

Howe has heart problems. She needs to take her medication and watch what she eats. When she doesn’t, her daughter Sandra Pierce knows almost immediately via email or phone alerts, thanks to the remote monitoring technology GrandCare Systems. continue reading>>

Source: Susan Pigg (thestar.com, September 10, 2010)

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