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The Future of In-Home Care: How New Technology is Improving Quality of Life for Seniors

Written by: Lauren Strait

The senior population in the US is rapidly expanding, with 10,000 baby boomers reaching 65 every day. Aging individuals often prefer to maintain independence in their own homes for as long as possible. However, as they age, many require additional care and support to sustain their quality of life and minimize hospitalizations.

On a recent segment of “Health Futures with Bob Roth,” Rose Spiegel Weinberg, Co-Founder and CEO of Orah, discussed how their innovative company is revolutionizing in-home care through virtual nurse monitoring.

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Orah collaborates with home care agencies to offer clinical oversight for patients receiving in-home services. Through devices like blood pressure cuffs and pulse oximeters installed in the home, Orah’s nurses remotely monitor patients, tracking vital signs and chronic conditions. This proactive approach enables early detection of issues, preventing costly ER visits.

Rose shared a heartening anecdote about an Orah patient—an elderly woman prone to falls who sidestepped re-hospitalization thanks to Orah’s nursing team. Detecting her low blood pressure, the nurses uncovered a medication error from a recent rehab stint. Prompt communication with her cardiologist led to proper medication adjustments, averting another hospitalization. Over time, the patient fully recovered, regaining independence, including her cherished Sunday church visits.

These success stories underscore how virtual care coordination can significantly enhance health outcomes for seniors receiving home-based care. While home care agencies have limitations in medical services, partnering with companies like Orah enables clinical monitoring, identifying changes early and preserving seniors’ home-based lifestyles.

The future of in-home care for seniors shines bright with new technologies and innovative models like Orah. Collaboration between health tech firms and traditional home care providers is pivotal in elevating quality of care cost-effectively. Seniors and their families should explore these new options for graceful, secure aging in place.

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