Additional resources that enable you to live more independently
Helpful consumer guides, a description of the Smart Grid, a glossary of commonly used terms, and a list of frequently asked questions
Smart Technology Learning Tools
Four resources are provided below to assist you in ascending the learning curve: Consumer Guides, a description of the Smart Grid, a Glossary of commonly used terms, and a list of Frequently Asked Questions
A variety of consumer, care provider and facility manager guides describing how smart devices and services can advance independent living
The Smart Grid
The Smart Grid is a nickname for the utility power distribution system enabled by computer technology and two-way digital communication networking. All homeowners in the Ameren Illinois and ComEd service territories now have digital smart meters that facilitate this networking and enable use of some smart devices currently on the market.
The Glossary includes a set of terms commonly used in descriptions of smart devices.These are written in plain, non-technical English and will serve as a useful reference when you are exploring the selection and purchase of these devices for your home or residential facility.
The FAQ list contains those questions commonly asked about smart device and service use in the home or in an independent or assisted living facility.
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CARE PROVIDER RESOURCES
Guidance to assist in providing a safe, convenient, and comfortable environment for your care recipient