5 Innovative Tech Products for Older Adults

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In today’s high-tech society, we know that tech is everywhere. So it’s not surprising that there are a lot of innovative tech gadgets out there that go beyond smartphones and smartwatches. There are many tech products that help make life easier and manage day-to-day life for older adults. Here are five innovative tech products that you should know about.

 

Medication Manager

Having a digital medication manager takes the hard work out of managing your medications by sorting, dispensing, and reminding you to take your medications. The Karie Pill Organizer uses multi-pouch medication strips provided by a pharmacist that you load into the Karie dispenser. The dispenser uses a flashing light and chimes to remind you when it’s time to take your medication. It also connects to an app that sends notifications to you, or your caregiver, for reminders and to keep track of when you took your medication. It also features an optional passcode, facial recognition, and child lock to give you and your family peace of mind.

 

Tile Stickers

Are you one of those people that are constantly losing your keys, the TV remote, or your phone? Us too! Tile Stickers are little circular stickers that you can stick to your remote, keys, wallet, and whatever else you want to keep track of. They connect to an app on your phone via Bluetooth to give you the item’s precise location. No more running around the house and lifting all your couch cushions to find the remote!

 

Video Doorbells

Video doorbells are extremely popular right now, and for good reason! These cameras, like the Nest or Ring doorbells, allow you to see and speak to anyone at your front door without having to open the door for them. They also feature 24/7 video recording and streaming that all connect to your smartphone. It can also send notifications when a package is delivered to your front door or if a visitor is detected. These video doorbells are great for getting that extra peace of mind, especially if you or your loved one lives alone.

 

Smart Speakers

Smart speakers are voice-activated speakers that are a great example of senior-friendly, accessible tech. Using a smart speaker like Amazon Echo or Google Nest, you can send texts, make calls, stream music, get the news, play games, create shopping lists, check the weather, set alarms and timers, and control other smart devices in your home like lights or TVs. These speakers allow you to have easy access to help and support if you need it, even if you can’t get to the device.

 

GrandPad

This one is for those of us who are more likely to avoid technology than embrace it. The GrandPad is a simplified tablet targeted at older adults who don’t like how complicated modern tech can be. You can play games, listen to music, video chat, and send text messages without the hassle. The GrandPad features built-in protection from scams and spam messages, voice-typing, optional enlarged text, and a 1-3 day battery life. No more fighting to figure out navigating your iPhone and social media! 

 

Whether you live on your own, with family, or in a retirement community, there’s no doubt that incorporating some of these innovative tech products into your life can have major positive benefits to your day-to-day life. If you’re looking for a place that can help support you in managing the day-to-day, book a tour with us to see what we have to offer or give us a call to chat!