4 Safety Tools for your Elderly Loved Ones

by | Jan 18, 2023 | Strauss Security

The good news is that with the advancement of technology, it is easier to have peace of mind having your elderly loved ones stay in their own home instead of searching for the ideal assisted living facility. At Strauss, we have many tools that you can utilize to provide your loved ones with the dignity of remaining in their own home while also ensuring their safety. These tools will give you peace of mind, and will allow your elderly loved one to remain comfortable in their own home.

 

1. In Home Safety Detectors

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), you should replace smoke alarms every ten years and replace carbon monoxide alarms every seven to ten years. The next time you replace these devices, you should consider Fire and carbon monoxide detectors provided by Strauss Security. Our devices are monitored life safety systems that provide earlier detection, automatic notifications and quicker response time. 

With our monitored safety systems, our customer care center works to detect the earliest signs of a danger so that if a sensor is triggered, a signal will alert our Monitoring Center, and then first responders will be notified and will arrive at your loved one’s home before it’s too late.

2. Camera Monitoring

There are a few different options when it comes to video and camera monitoring for safety at your loved one’s home. Doorbell cameras are helpful so that your housebound loved one can talk to anyone who comes to their door without having to get up and down, risking a fall or injury. Strauss can also install indoor cameras to monitor what is going on inside their home, with the consenting permission of your loved one. In the event a loved one is not answering your calls, you can easily pull up the view from your in-home cameras to ensure they are safe.

3. Medical Alert Systems

Medical alert systems have come a long way from the old “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” commercials. Strauss Security’s systems provide your loved one with the ability to seek help when needed. At Strauss, we have in-home medical alert systems that are perfect for people who spend most of their time at home, giving your loved one access to emergency response services at the touch of a button. When a system is activated, a signal will automatically be sent to Strauss’s Customer Care Center, where highly trained operators can dispatch emergency responders if there’s no response – providing peace of mind added protection. 

We also have fall detection devices that your loved one can wear or devices to place around the highest traffic areas of your home for easy access. The great news is we have devices that can connect to the Wi-Fi internet, through cellular signals, and hooked up directly to a home phone line.

4. Lock Control

You can manage and monitor door locks remotely from the convenience of your mobile device by simply downloading the app and using it to lock or unlock your love one’s doors from your phone. We also offer Smart locks which have the option to set-up unique access codes for family members, house guests and service professionals, so you can manage and track who enters the home, and from which entrance – at any given time. 

These tools provide peace of mind for knowing if your parent is up and about, even if they aren’t responding to calls, so you can know they are ok without having to make an unnecessary trip to their home.

 

Let us help you care for your housebound loved one.

Know all the options Strauss provides for the safety of your housebound loved one. Contact STRAUSS Security today to discuss how we can ensure you have all the tools you need.

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