The Dutch trend book TrendITion “Spelen met de zorg van morgen” (“Playing with the health care of tomorrow”) gives us an insight on the future of e-health. Chapter 6 is dedicated to home automation for elderly in the healthcare sector. There is an important trend of elderly staying longer in their home thanks to the aid of informal carers and care at home. The use of technology can also contribute to this trend. By using home automation in a home, elderly maintain their feeling of independency and autonomy. The book nevertheless predicts that the real change will take one more generation. This change will be concretised when the generation of elderly, working with technology nowadays, will manifest them.