Being an Airbnb host can be simply great fun and rewarding, or leave you in disgust with a 'never again' feeling. Very few hosts will feel worry-free without having at least some insight into their guests' stay.
According to a recent article in the New York Times our health status and potential healthc are expenses can now be determined if we belong to the 42% or 58% of the population. Read here:
With society’s increase in (and reliance on) technology, many people have feared that we are losing the important face-to-face interactions that help us connect and better understand each other. Although spending quality face-to-face time is important, for grandchildren and grandparents who are separated by geography or unconventional family structures, connecting online via social media and other communication tools like Skype is a great option.
Aging in place is a key, heartfelt aspiration for everyone; if you need to go to a nursing home or institutional facility, current costs are up to $90,000 a year per individual. Being able to understand how we can facilitate better aging, aging in place, is a really important goal..
Following recent government approval of the device that reduces stroke risk by closing a small hole in the heart, a Scripps Health patient has become the first on the West Coast to be implanted with the gadget.
Smart lighting control is not a new thing. It’s been around since the dawn of home automation. It may be one of the oldest options, but it’s still one of the most important—and the one that may be the most difficult to live without.
1. Type of system. If you want a wired system, which is deemed the most robust and reliable, you’re going to have to get a pro. However, wireless systems are often easy to install (although pros do them, too) and are typically scalable.
According to the 2016 U.S. Houzz Bathroom Trends Survey of over 2,100 homeowners who are in the midst of planning or have recently remodeled a bathroom, high-tech features are on the rise in updated master bathrooms. Even more importantly, the study reveals that 90 percent of homeowners hire a contractor for a bathroom remodel. Plus, more than half of homeowners use their mobile phone or tablet while in the bathroom.
Do you consider the smart home amenities of a vacation property prior to booking? Due to the recent smart home upgrades we’ve done, we now have a lot to consider when booking accommodations away from home too. The smart technology we enjoy in our own home really does make all the difference. Staying somewhere with less capability can almost be a bit of a disappointment. August Home Inc recently released the results of a new study proving that smart home technology does make a huge difference in the overall guest experience. The study, Short-term Rentals: Smarter Hosting with Smart Home Technology, provides new insight into the growing appeal of short-term rentals and how smart technology can provide an experience that rivals that of hotels.
VA researchers are doing amazing things to improve the lives of Veterans.
Here’s just one example: the Smart Home. This unique project uses advanced technology to help patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) independently plan, organize and complete everyday activities.
Some Veterans with TBI have lost the ability to manage basic tasks like doing the laundry or taking out the trash.