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Fall Detectors for the Elderly

Jul 02,2018

Fall Detectors for the Elderly...

Falling is never fun. And as one grows older the chances of falling and causing oneself aserious injury increases. One of the biggest fears is whether help will reach in time. This isespecially true for those who are alone in the house at that time. Even a mobile phone oran emergency call button may...
Smart tablet for assisted living

Jul 05,2018

Smart tablet for assisted living...

For most of us, it is impossible to get through the day without our smart phones or tablets. These devices are a unique combination of handiness and versatility.Each new model seems to offer higher resolution display capabilities, better cameras and a longer battery life. Through the use of applicat...
Smart Devices for Elderly Safety at Home

Jul 05,2018

Smart Devices for Elderly Safety at Home...

Increasing age need not translate to a reduced quality of life. Elderly people can remain active and independent and live alone easily as long as certain safety and security aspects are enhanced. The devices described below can help in providing such a safe environment.Smart Video Door PhoneA common...
Medication Reminders for Elderly Care

Jul 20,2018

Medication Reminders for Elderly Care...

How often do we hear the words “Don’t forget to take your medicines”? Starting from our childhood, right through the senior years, these words have been as ubiquitous as the medicines themselves. For most of us medicines become a part of our lives at some stage, and as we grow olde...
Top 3 Wearable Technology for the Elderly

Jul 27,2018

Top 3 Wearable Technology for the Elderly...

Wearable technology is nothing new. One of the earliest example is the wrist watch, which has been around for several centuries. Over time, with improvement in technology, this simple device has evolved into today’s smart watch, which can do a lot more than just tell the time. Another example ...
MobileHelp – Safety at home and on the go!

Aug 10,2018

MobileHelp – Safety at home and on the go!...

In its stated missionMobileHelpaims at providing the best medical alert system for its customers. For the elderly, a medical emergency alert device is practically a necessity, and a full featured, flexible system should ensure that everyones needs are met.EquipmentA wearable device, in the form of a...
LifeCare – Safety at Home for the Elderly

Aug 17,2018

LifeCare – Safety at Home for the Elderly...

For the elderly, safety and security are of paramount importance. LifeCare in Singapore has brought out a suite of products designed for this specific purpose. Known as Smart EARS (Smart Emergency and Attendant Response Service), it contains several products that can be separately configured. The su...
Innovative Aids for the Elderly

Aug 27,2020

Innovative Aids for the Elderly...

Technology-enabled elderly care systemscome in many familiar forms. Activity monitors, fall detectors, medicine dispensers, and reminders are some that come to the mind immediately.However, as we know, there are no limits to innovation. And someinnovatorshave taken a step beyond the traditional to c...
Cassit Cooking Board

Aug 31,2018

Cassit Cooking Board...

Cooking is an art. For many elderly adults cooking provides immense happiness. It is a way for them to keep their mind active. Kitchen is the place where they are most comfortable.Studies have shown that apart from the required nutrition cooking has many other mental benefits such as – social ...
Giraff – Bringing Elderly and Caregivers closer!

Sep 07,2018

Giraff – Bringing Elderly and Caregivers closer!...

Giraffis a delightfully that helps elderly stay connected with their family and friends in the most intimate way possible. The image of the remote user is displayed on the screen and the robot can be driven around to view anything in its vicinity, almost as if you were there in person. Giraff is exc...
Elderly Smart Home to enable Aging in Place

Sep 14,2018

Elderly Smart Home to enable Aging in Place...

Smart home products have revolutionized the smart home industry. A category of smart home products that has stood out among others is the eldercare products.Many technology innovators are tapping on concepts of Internet of Things to develop innovative eldercare solutions. These solutions not only al...
Rendever: No Stopping to Experience the Outside World!

Sep 21,2018

Rendever: No Stopping to Experience the Outside Wo...

Rendeveris a virtual reality device designed for seniors or elders with restricted mobility to experience the outside world.Through a virtual reality platform, users can experience the thrill of a vacation such as hiking expedition or be a part of group functions such as weddings or parties.Depressi...
What you need to know about elderly care in Singapore?

Sep 18,2018

What you need to know about elderly care in Singap...

You will be surprised to know that Singapore has an increasing number of seniors and retirees – which opens the question on what should we do on our elderlies? From our parents, to our grandparents, up to some of our other older relatives, it’s not easy to decide the most feasible and mo...
SmartDrive MX2 by Max Mobility: Keep calm and Move on!!

Oct 05,2018

SmartDrive MX2 by Max Mobility: Keep calm and Move...

About the product :TheSmart-DriveMX2 is an electric drive unit that can be connected to any normal wheelchair to give a much needed boost to help the user move over rough or uneven terrain. The wheelchair converts into an electric wheelchair that can drive up hills with ease.Concept and DesignIt act...
Benefits of Assistive Technology Devices for Elders

Oct 12,2018

Benefits of Assistive Technology Devices for Elder...

Tech-Savvy Seniors: Benefits of Assistive Technology Devices for EldersAs we get older, our bodies become fragile and debilitated. Since the elderly easily get hurt and fall into illness, they often need the help of the younger generation to assist them. While this is a common practice worldwide, th...
Valedo – Tech solution for backache

Oct 19,2019

Valedo – Tech solution for backache...

About the ProductValedois a pair of wearable sensors designed for users suffering from lower back problems. When linked to the Valedo App on an Android or iOS device, it helps in training and strengthening of the back to reduce or prevent pain.To learn more about the product features,click here.Conc...
Road Safety First: Driving Devices for Elders

Oct 26,2018

Road Safety First: Driving Devices for Elders...

As the baby boomer generation gets older, the number of elderly that know how to operate a car also grows. While it’s a good benefit for the elderly to know how to operate a car since it allows them to remain mobile despite their old age, most cars are not designed to be elderly friendly and c...
Debunked! : Common Myths About Assistive Devices For Senior

Nov 16,2018

Debunked! : Common Myths About Assistive Devices F...

Assistive Technology is one of this generation’s biggest technological breakthroughs in the field of human care, especially for elderly care. But Assistive Technology or AT still has a long way to go before it becomes appreciated by those who don’t understand how important these devices ...
Product Review: QardioArm

Nov 23,2018

Product Review: QardioArm...

About the productQardioArm is a smart blood pressure monitor with great looks and accuracy. We would call it the beauty with brains winner in the monitoring devices category. It is apt for people who need to keep track of their blood pressure and pulse readings on a daily basis eliminating the need ...
Tech Upgrade: Home Safety Alarms For Elders Living Alone

Nov 30,2018

Tech Upgrade: Home Safety Alarms For Elders Living...

Since we now live a fast-paced lifestyle, there are many occasions where we don’t have time to attend to the needs of our elders. Our workload and stress can sometimes distract us from our priorities of caring for our old loved ones.Leaving seniors alone at home can cause a lot of worry for fa...
Product Review – AgeGracefully Walking Sticks

Dec 07,2018

Product Review – AgeGracefully Walking Sticks...

Maintaining the balance during walking is quite an important aspect for an elderly. While standing, the purpose is to keep the center of gravity within the support surface. However, walking disturbs the stability of the body and adaptation is required according to alterations in the gravity line. Th...
Importance of a Walking Stick and Choosing the Best one for Elderly

Dec 14,2018

Importance of a Walking Stick and Choosing the Bes...

Challenges in walking generally start from the age of 60 years, but more significant changes are observed in the 75–80 years age group.Losing balance is a common problem faced among many seniors. This may simply be due to the natural aging process that deteriorate the motor and sensory system ...
Product Review: Lumo Lift

Dec 21,2018

Product Review: Lumo Lift...

About the ProductA wearable fitness tracker that will be your posture coach. The device is worn on your upper torso and uses hardware sensors and algorithms to measure your body’s alignment. The device needs to be calibrated with your choice of posture every time you put it on and then the dev...
It’s Your Turn: Choosing The Best Rehab Equipment For Your Senior Parents

Dec 28,2018

It’s Your Turn: Choosing The Best Rehab Equipmen...

As we grow older, our minds and body slowly weaken to a certain extent we can’t fight against. It’s just in our human nature to deteriorate as we age. But we can also choose to be wiser.The first step to being wise is considering the benefits of technology for our loved ones, specificall...
Product Review: NuEyes

Jan 04,2019

Product Review: NuEyes...

About the ProductNuEyes is a pair of smart glasses that is lightweight, wireless, and voice-activated for people with low vision. These well designed glasses help those with visual conditions like macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, retinitis pigmentosa etc. It helps users to read,...
Can robots help the elderly in their homes?

Jan 11,2019

Can robots help the elderly in their homes?...

Modern-day technology is quickly shaping the way we live our daily lives. From smart-phones to the Internet, our way of living has vastly improved thanks to mankind’s thirst for evolving technology.Yet in a constantly evolving word, we are still engaged in simple yet daily problems.A constantl...
Product Review: iTraq Location Tracker

Jan 18,2019

Product Review: iTraq Location Tracker...

About the ProductA product that aims to help users keep track of their loved ones and their valuables.It’s a rechargeable, sleek, credit-card-like global tracking device that uses cellular towers to determine its location. When switched to Panic Mode, it can also activate its GPS module to pro...
5 ways elderly monitoring devices help seniors in their daily lives

Jan 25,2019

5 ways elderly monitoring devices help seniors in ...

Our seniors are getting older each day, which makes it harder for them to function in their daily tasks bit by bit. Modern technology is within our grasp, and we’re now able to use what’s best of our world’s greatest inventions. We should take advantage of advanced inventions by he...
Product Review: Freedom Guardian

Feb 01,2019

Product Review: Freedom Guardian...

IntroductionFreedom Guardian is asmart watchfrom Medical Guardian that acts as a live emergency response agent. When combined with mobile app and web portal, the smart watch lets family members and caretakers monitor elderly’s location and acts immediately in an emergency situation.View the pr...
Startup: Basic home innovation for elderly care

Feb 08,2019

Startup: Basic home innovation for elderly care...

Keeping our elderly safe should always be a priority. Even if we have other business to attend to, our elderly loved ones should be kept safe when we’re not around. They’re vulnerable to any kind of threat, from inside or outside. In this case, innovate your home with modern technology b...
Product Review: Hero Health Medicine Dispenser

Feb 15,2019

Product Review: Hero Health Medicine Dispenser...

About the ProductHero is a smart device that manages pills by storing and dispensing them. It is suitable for personal home use. It can be loaded easily by just pouring different pills into different vials. It keeps track of the medicines and sends an alert when the cartridge needs to be refilled. I...
Safety and security devices for the elderly

Feb 22,2019

Safety and security devices for the elderly...

We take good care of our elderly loved ones because we cherish them. But since most of us are hard-working adults who are busy with our personal lives, sometimes we’re given less time to attend to our seniors. Luckily, we live in a modern world with advanced technology.Take care of your elderl...
Guide to fitness trackers for seniors

Mar 01,2019

Guide to fitness trackers for seniors...

Age is just a number. Even for seniors, age shouldn’t be a determiner when it comes to being healthy and fit. Fortunately, there are ways our elderly loved ones practise fitness regimens.We will help you guide your elderly loved ones to a fitter and healthier lifestyle. Here are some tips you ...
KNOW ALL THAT YOU NEED TO ABOUT CLARIS COMPANION 2019

Mar 16,2019

KNOW ALL THAT YOU NEED TO ABOUT CLARIS COMPANION 2...

When evaluating the options for computer, notebook or similar devices for elderly individuals, there are multiple factors which need to be considered, apart from the speed, software and operating system. Like; Why do they need it? For what purpose? What all features of a software device are they com...
GoLive Clip- TECHNOLOGY TO GARB YOUR ELDERS WITH HEALTH AND SAFETY

Mar 16,2019

GoLive Clip- TECHNOLOGY TO GARB YOUR ELDERS WITH H...

“Technology is not just a tool. It can give learners a voice that they may not have had before.”George CourosAnd today you are going to decipher about the technology that voice the independence of our elders. GoLive Clip is a trending tech essential which is crafted to boon the life of o...
APPLICATIONS TO ENDORSE YOUR GOLDEN YEARS OF LIFE

May 24,2019

APPLICATIONS TO ENDORSE YOUR GOLDEN YEARS OF LIFE...

Hello, my golden-haired amigoes!You seem to be enjoying dealing in with the technology plattered options available at the reach of your clicks and swipes, sitting at one place. Great and good for you. After all, it’s a tech-steered era, where one needs to be familiar with the technological pro...
ELDERLY TRAVEL ESSENTIALS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT

Jun 06,2019

ELDERLY TRAVEL ESSENTIALS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT...

How many of you do really memorialize your childhood vacations, when the entire packaging of the travel luggage was done, keeping us ( we were kids then) in mind. Our parents would make it a prerogative to not skip any of the kids’ essentials, just, to ensure that our vacations as kids remaine...
HOW TO MAKE OUR HOME TECH SMART FOR OUR ELDERS

Jun 19,2019

HOW TO MAKE OUR HOME TECH SMART FOR OUR ELDERS...

“Old age isn’t so bad; when you consider the alternatives” – MAURICE CHEVALIERAnd over here by the term ‘alternatives’, we mean the various smart technology options that can be embedded in our homes to restyle them into smart tech home for our grey-haired beloved ...
OLD AGE HAS NOTHING TO FEAR, WHEN ELLIQ YOUR FRIEND IS THERE

Jul 22,2019

OLD AGE HAS NOTHING TO FEAR, WHEN ELLIQ YOUR FRIEN...

Before I begin with all the textual information on ElliQ ( the brainchild ofIntuition Robotics), I would appreciate if you could spare a moment of yours to get the very first impression of what ElliQ is all about, by means of these short videos.As we start ageing, our social circle also keeps reduci...
HOW HAS TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORMED THE LIFE OF ELDERLY

Jul 28,2019

HOW HAS TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORMED THE LIFE OF ELDERLY...

“One should do more in an old age than he did in youth .” – GoetheGoing parallel to the golden and wise words of Goethe, I would love to quote to our loving elders out there that if technology had not been even a distant relative of yours during your youth age, feel free to embrace...
How to make technology adaptation easier for adults

Jul 08,2019

How to make technology adaptation easier for adult...

Undoubtedly, technology has paved a remarkable path in the life of elders to assist them in ageing gracefully and independently. But not all elders are equally confident in experimenting and letting in these technological advancements in their life. So instead of only talking abouthow has technology...
How to modify the kitchen for elderly chefs

Jul 14,2019

How to modify the kitchen for elderly chefs...

“Cooking is at once child’s play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love.”When Craig Clairbone did quote these golden words, little did he knew that I would use them to ignite my write-up on the means of modifying the kitchen for cooking lovers who’s love ...
The best of smart kitchen gadgets for the elderly chef

Jul 16,2019

The best of smart kitchen gadgets for the elderly ...

After an informative and sagacious content onHow to modify the kitchen for elderly chefs, I am here to minister you with the elderly safe kitchen tools and gadgets. Although I do not discord the choice of our smart grey-haired chefs to try out their culinary skills in the kitchen, I do insist on the...
How to select an automatic pill dispenser

Jul 24,2019

How to select an automatic pill dispenser...

Even before my grandparents pack their essentials for any vacation, medicines are the first and the foremost thing that they take care of. There are so many colourful tiny tots in their medicine box that they look like an unsolved puzzle of permutation and combination. And it was on one such occasio...
Five Of The Best Tech Smart Pill Dispensers for Ageing Parents

Jul 26,2019

Five Of The Best Tech Smart Pill Dispensers for Ag...

In our blog titled,how to select an automatic pill dispenserwe had fed our brain well with the factors to be considered while moving the wish list items to the check out section, with respect to automatic pill dispensers. But, if you are new to our site or have not read the blog mentioned above, we ...
Problems Faced By Elderly In Accepting Technology

Aug 07,2019

Problems Faced By Elderly In Accepting Technology...

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality.To change something build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”-Buckminster Fuller‘Ageing’ the last phase of human life is accompanied with its own niche problem areas which curate challenges for the el...
Transformations In The life Of Elders With Google Nest

Aug 14,2019

Transformations In The life Of Elders With Google ...

Senior living is undoubtedly one of the most buzzing target markets for the technologically inclined corporate giants like Google Nest, Smartthings, Ecobee and more. And the thoroughly customized requirement of the audience belonging to this target market further makes it more challenging for these ...
What Is The Significance of Air Purifiers for Elders

Aug 21,2019

What Is The Significance of Air Purifiers for Elde...

TEC EditorAugust 21, 2019Our elders don’t indulge in outdoor activities as much as we do, but still, they are more susceptible to or are more prone to respiratory issues as compared to us. All this is because our elders are less immune to the viruses and bacterias present in form of air impuri...
What All a Consumer Needs To Know About Stairlift

Feb 17,2020

What All a Consumer Needs To Know About Stairlift...

How much does a stairlift cost?What are the types of stairlifts?What are the features of a stairlift?All of the above and many more such queries related to stairlifts often drive through our minds when we as prospective users of stairlifts plan to own one for our elderly family members. So here is a...
The Touch Of Love And Care For Our Seniors By Genie

Sep 11,2019

The Touch Of Love And Care For Our Seniors By Geni...

A smile to respond to and a touch of care to feel is all that an elderly individual desires to have in the ageing days of his or her life. And since technology has deep-rooted itself in the elderly care segment to a large extent, its time to explore and let the world know what all wonders the tech i...
How Can VR Combat The Challenges Of Ageing People

Sep 18,2018

How Can VR Combat The Challenges Of Ageing People ...

The old-age stage of individuals is often cataracted with loneliness and mobility issues which over a span of time tend to adversely affect the potential of individuals to age in place with grace. So to combat these elderly concerns, technology has empowered the life of seniors with benefits of virt...