Garmin finds a new target for its wearables: seniors

Source: Kansas City Business Journal 

“The elder-care market itself is exploding,” said Travis Johnson, lead project manager for Garmin Health. “This is a great example of where someone took one of our devices and made it part of their services.”

K4Connect’s community package integrates smart thermostats, lights and communication with family members via a tablet app. Through the partnership with Garmin, residents can track their steps, sleep and other health metrics, which can be shared with family and senior-living staff members.

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