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How tech can help the elderly stay independent

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As the population ages - an increasing number of elderly people will need care. Most people are resistant to the idea of going into a care home and would prefer to remain independent in their own house.

Lara Lewington looks at how the latest technology can help elderly people enjoy their own home comforts for longer.

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