Senior Age Tech: The good and the bad regarding tech

Senior Age Tech: The good and the bad regarding tech It’s a well-known fact that the world has gone digital. Unfortunately, some older adults who do not have laptops or smartphones—or have them but do not know how to use them—are finding themselves left out of the digital revolution. This was most evident when routine … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech: The good and the bad regarding tech”

Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech As the older adult population continues to grow worldwide, companies are developing new technology or making existing devices smarter to improve the quality of life for seniors. Currently, adults 65 years old and over account for more than one-fifth of the population in 17 countries, according to the United Nations’ World Population … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

Senior Age Tech: Amazon Offers Care Hub For Elderly Parents

Senior Age Tech: Amazon Offers Care Hub For Elderly Parents Alexa, Amazon’s cloud-based voice service, can answer questions about the weather, or how to know when a turkey is done, or how many teaspoons are in a tablespoon. What’s more, the interactive device responds to commands such as, “Alexa, preheat the oven,” or “Alexa, tell me … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech: Amazon Offers Care Hub For Elderly Parents”

Age-Technology-How AI and IoT in Healthcare Can Help Dementia Patients

Age-Technology-How AI and IoT (Internet of Things) in Healthcare Can Help Dementia Patients From a smartphone to a motion sensor, technology experts are using the Internet to get wireless devices to talk to each other to keep dementia patients safe and improve their health and well-being. Medical providers, caregivers, and family members are taking advantage … Continue reading “Age-Technology-How AI and IoT in Healthcare Can Help Dementia Patients”

Caring for Elderly Parents: Can They Live Safely at Home?

Caring for Elderly Parents: Can They Live Safely at Home? It’s understandable for your elderly parents to want to age in place in the comfort of their home. But, keep in mind that they may need your help to maintain a safe environment and manage their daily living activities. The keyword here is, “help,” which … Continue reading “Caring for Elderly Parents: Can They Live Safely at Home?”

Problems With Telehealth and Seniors

Problems With Telehealth and Seniors Dan Makevich, a Bay Area, California resident, visits his doctor’s office in person for treatment of diabetes and respiratory problems. When the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) hit the country earlier this year, Makevich said his doctor’s office canceled in-person visits and began scheduling appointments on Zoom, a platform for video … Continue reading “Problems With Telehealth and Seniors”

Senior Age Technology

Senior Age Technology  People in the later stages of dementia often have problems communicating their thoughts, needs, and feelings. The inability to tell someone that they are in pain, have trouble sleeping, or have any other problems can cause people with dementia to become frustrated, and possibly resist help from caregivers. Not only will the … Continue reading “Senior Age Technology”