As people age, they begin to develop health problems which need constant monitoring. High blood pressure is one such problem. It used to be that patients needed to go to a doctor's office to have this checked, but now there are home blood pressure monitors that are easy to use. It's important not only for senior citizens to keep blood pressure monitors at home, but it's good for places where seniors gather to keep them handy as well. That way, if a senior has a medical emergency, someone can use the blood pressure monitor to check them. These devices are cheap and affordable, so anyone can get one.