At the same time, technology is rapidly developing and one of the possible solutions of keeping an eye on your parents is to use mobile apps and their monitoring technologies.
This makes it cheaper, easier and more efficient for people with disabilities to perform a wide range of tasks.
Older people, however, strive to remain as independent as possible, no matter how much you worry about them.
Even when hospitals recommend having carers at home,not all older people will agree to have a stranger in the house.
These mainstream devices provide people with mini-computers they can use 'on the go' and they are much more affordable than many dedicated AT or AAC devices.
The introduction of apps (software applications that run on mobile devices and tablets) has further revolutionised the way we use our phones.
Smartphones and tablet PCs have revolutionised mobile technology and the way we communicate today.