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This app is going to make caring for ageing parents a whole lot less stressful

A new app has capitalised on recent advances in low-cost sensors and wireless networks to provide top-notch care for seniors while respecting their independence at home. 

Lively tracks activities onto a computer or smartphone to make sure a person’s routine follows normal patterns and can alert children or family members to sudden changes that could be dangerous. 

Produced by Jason Gaines. Video courtesy of Associated Press.

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