Document Type

Poster Session

Publication/Presentation Date


City of Publication or Presentation

New Orleans, LA

Conference Name

American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Exposition

Conference Location

New Orleans, LA


Researchers from a University partnered with a senior housing organization and a technology provider to study the implementation of smart home technologies for seniors living independently. Smart home technologies included in home motion and pressure sensors and an Amazon Echo device. Older adults who received the technology and their designated family members were interviewed to ascertain the impact of the technology on the daily activities and communication.