Those with aging parents share the desire to make sure their parents are safe and in good health. When our loved ones live far from us these goals can be even harder to achieve. Luckily, we live in an age of great technological advancements, which has made it possible for a myriad of gadgets designed to keep seniors safe in their homes available to the public. From Skype technology which allows you to make telephone calls over the internet to terrific products like Vidtel, a videoconferencing telephone that is affordable and completely computer-free, monitoring gadgets have become very popular and inexpensive. The camera is always on, so you can check in at any time. You can get e-mail or text alerts when motion is detected. And all that’s required is an internet connection. You can even find modals with two-way intercoms to be able to directly communicate with your loved ones.