Tech Trends: The Future of PERS 2.0

Tech Trends in the PERS Industry

PERS 2.0 is the new era of Personal Emergency Response Systems. Some trends we’ve seen with PERS 2.0 include: Fall sensors with automatic fall detection (like Oval) Caregivers and facilities using BLE, Wi-Fi, radio frequency or GPS to find wandering patients Devices that can send status updates to loved ones Devices that remind user or alert a…

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Eating Your Way to Better Balance

Did you know that a senior’s diet can affect their risk of falling? The nutrients we eat affect balance, strength and subsequently, the impact of a fall. But which nutrients are the most important for fall prevention? Studies have shown that increasing vitamin D and calcium intake can reduce a person’s number of falls. Effects…

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The Ultimate Guide to “Fall-Proofing” Your Home

Though your home is a place of comfort, unfortunately, statistics show that 60% of falls occur at home. Furthermore, risks related to the physical environment are the leading cause of falls among older people – causing 30-50% of falls. Luckily, there are steps you can take to limit the hazards at home. The most common…

Infographic of the benefits of Epic Safety's Oval Fall Sensor

Introducing the Oval Automatic Fall Sensor

This beauty is made to meet your needs with highly-advanced technology and a sleek exterior. The Oval fall sensor is part of Epic’s complete PERS solution. It uses innovative technology while still being easy to use. What’s Inside? Oval uses state-of-the-art algorithms and an advanced accelerometer, both of which generate precise results. Due to the nature…