Senior Tech

Senior Tech Lisa Cini has been designing senior living facilities for over 25 years. So, it wasn’t difficult for her to remodel her Columbus, Ohio, home so that she and her husband, her two teenagers, her 70-something-year-old parents, and her 92-year-old grandmother who had dementia, could all live under one roof. After her grandmother died … Continue reading “Senior Tech”

Senior Tech For Aging In Place

Senior Tech For Aging In Place Living independently is getting increasingly easier—and safer—for older adults thanks to the growing number of smart-home devices. As long as there is Wi-Fi and Internet in the home, seniors can use a smartphone app, a laptop, or a smart-home hub to control the temperature on a thermostat, respond to … Continue reading “Senior Tech For Aging In Place”

Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic changed life as we know it, and among those changes were older adults discovering that technology could move them into a new form of living. What’s been dubbed as “virtual assisted living” came about when smart devices were used during the pandemic to help older … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech The number of tech companies developing devices that help older adults live independently in their own homes has increased over the years. But the COVID-19 pandemic pushed the creation of age tech startups, technology development for seniors, and the use of existing technology into overdrive. Telehealth conferences and video chats via smartphones, … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

Connecting the human brain to do things wirelessly

Connecting the human brain to do things wirelessly Establishing a wireless connection between a human brain and a computer sounds like the plot of a science fiction story. But this was actually done by a research team from the BrainGate consortium, a U.S.-based organization that develops and tests medical devices for people with neurological disease, … Continue reading “Connecting the human brain to do things wirelessly”

Senior Age Tech APR

Senior Age Tech It’s sometimes difficult for adult children to talk with their parents who want to live independently but need someone—or something—to monitor them in their homes. Susan Morrell, 50, said she and her siblings had to have “the talk” with their 75-year-old father, Larry, and 76-year-old mother, Carole, who uses a walker and … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech APR”

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”

Spinach That Can Send Emails to Warn Us About Climate Change

Spinach That Can Send Emails to Warn Us About Climate Change Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are proving that spinach plants are more than just a good source of nutrients and something that gives salads a vibrant color. It may seem hard to believe, but the MIT researchers have discovered how to … Continue reading “Spinach That Can Send Emails to Warn Us About Climate Change”

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”