Retirement comes with some perks, including that you will be able to spend more time in your home. Perhaps you will want to do some remodeling, even set up a home office, or get a new entertainment system.
You will not only want to make your home more comfortable but you may want to add some safety features as well. With retirement, we also must face the fact that we’re aging, and with that comes risks and hazards we may not have faced before.
Here are some tips for making your retirement home safer and more comfortable.
While home alarms used to be fairly simple, they are now far more sophisticated and can integrate with smart devices that are voice activated, your watch, your phone, and more.
Not only will your alarm protect your home and call police in the case of an emergency, but they can be set up to respond to voice commands, call both authorities, first responders, and alert family by text message or automated phone call should you have an issue. On top of that, you can install cameras you can view from your smartphone or tablet anywhere you have access to the internet. [Read more…]