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Virtual Assisted Living help seniors live safe at home

CORNING, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - A program that blends technology and home care is now collaborating with Guthrie Corning Hospital. 

Full Circle America allows seniors to live safely in their own homes as opposed to nursing homes. 

Users can purchase packages that include webcams, motion sensors and personal emergency response services in their homes. 

"This approach of using technology, combined with traditional aging services, and what family members can do, is a great way of helping people to stay at home," Linda Tetor, Executive Director of Steuben Senior Services Fund, said. 

This year, daily nursing home rates, in Central and Western New York, can reach more than $300.

FCA's rates, per package, are income based. The largest package stands at $23 a day. 

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