7:19 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

More than a good night's sleep

IPR's Pat Blank explains how simple technology may extend "aging in place" for more Americans.

A group of residents at a Cedar Falls assisted living facility are taking part in research that could allow aging adults to stay in their home longer while monitoring their health. The research involves video game technology in their apartment and sensors in their bed.

Water filled sensors placed under the mattress help monitor vital signs and restlessness
Credit Pat Blank