Dehydration is a major problem for seniors who forget to drink or no longer feel thirsty. However, a smart health connected glass like that of Auxivia could save lives.
It's scientific. With age, the feeling of thirst is less present and older people often forget to drink. Yet it is a necessity for the human body. That's where the technology comes in, supporting the body's capabilities.
Auxivia: a drink smart health connected to retirement homes
You have to drink 1.5 liters of water a day. This is what doctors recommend as a minimum. If this happens, it can have serious consequences for your health: tiredness, dizziness, disorientation, coma and even death. The French start-up Auxivia thus helps the most fragile with the help of a smart health connected glass. He has everything to help the older ones. A flared shape to allow easy handling, the choice of plastic to resist falls, etc.
Its base has a light that becomes bright if you do not drink enough. Thanks to a motion sensor, the glass can even know if the water has been spilled. This smart health connected glass is recharged on a simple tag and automatically transmits the data. For now, this is not a gadget designed for individuals but rather for retirement homes that offer them to their residents. At present, 50 structures have adopted this smart health smart health connected object for seniors for 900 patients. The cost is about 8 euros per month per resident. A very light cost when we know that it can now save lives.
Source: Manufacturer's website – Credit: https://auxivia.com/en/