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I'm thinking of using indoor cameras for an extra step of protection to monitor a new caregiver, etc. Do you have any recommendations or suggestions?

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Thank you for your replies, and also for the links. I read through the previous post which was quite helpful.
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We have a Kasa camera in the den - I did tell the agency about it. I have problems sometimes when I am in certain locations getting the video feed. Now that we need more home care, we are not using it as much, but it does have a good picture and sets up easy.
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I've never used one, so I can't address that, but I do think and recall that there may have been discussions on privacy issues, i.e., if you have monitoring equipment, you may have an obligation to so state.  Any person being observed would I think have the right to know that he/she's being recorded.

I don't know the law on this in my or in other states, but it's something you might want to consider.  

You can also use the search function (small magnifying glass) on the toolbar to the left  of your avatar to search for previous posts on this issue.
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Thank you for your reply. How often did the batteries need to be changed?
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97yroldmom Oct 23, 2019
Regarding the batteries. They average four to six months. We use rechargeable batteries.
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I use Arlo cameras. They are wireless. They run on batteries and you must have WiFi. No monthly fee. Mine are from Costco. They have others but when I started using them, these seemed the easier to use. I didn’t know if I would find cameras helpful. The wireless aspect was a plus.
My aunt also has a Medialert system. Whenever the Medialert folks call, I can quickly check to see if Aunt is okay. Plus I can turn the audio on and off so when her aide is there I can turn it off and then back on when they leave. There are some tech savy posters who sometimes answer posts such as yours and give good advice. I let everyone know the cameras are there. No one has objected. In fact all seem to think they are a good idea. They aren’t perfect but they have brought me peace of mind more than once and have enabled me to walk aunt through different scenarios as needed. I have them where I can monitor her doors, her kitchen table and where she sits in her living room. I can keep up with her pretty well by monitoring these locations.
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