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New Technologies for the Older Generation

NEW TECHNOLOGIES for the Older Generation Because it's never too late to be a technorati. monito nbor remote vacuum IRobot Alert Systen The Door Beacon peapod online System ert1 Medical GrandCare ogmein.co Door Knock Sensor Element Safe- The Medsmart Oking System cellphone 1 2 31 1 5 6 Wheel Travel Scoote Bath Tu Walk-in Gadgetry is no longer just for the young folks. In recent years, various tech companies have come up with modern tools and device directed toward the senior populace. These products boast of optimum convenience and adaptability for both leisure and practical purposes. The Drive Medical Phoenix 3 Wheel Travel Scooter is easy to maneuver suited for both indoor and outdoor usage. It features a "Finger-Pull" throttle for light control, compact design for stress-free assembly, anti tippers, and an adjustable tiller. Walk-in Bath Tubs are enhanced with additional features like a safety grab bar, built-in grab bar, built-in seat, free standing stainless steel support frame, and heavy duty reinforced door. Comes with air jet system, or water jet system, or both. 123 Cellphone: Samsung's Jitterbug, Doro 410, and Snapfon Ez One are all outfitted with huge buttons, large print, enhanced volume, and SOS button. 456 789 The MedSmart E-pill is a user friendly automatic pill dispenser with adjustable dispensing frequency, accurate dosages; that are timed and monitored, featuring free multimedia alerts for missed medications. Safe-T Element Cooking System is a modern kitchen tool that helps owners save on electricity consumption and prevents the onset of fires. Alert1 Medical Alert Systems is a 24/7 monitoring system that transmits emergency signals to help center, comes with a 100% waterproof neck/wrist strap help button. The Door Beacon Door Knock Sensor alerts elderly homeowners to knocking by flashing a vibration-triggered light. eNeighbor remote monitoring uses sensors to track activities of daily living and proactively anticipates the need for assistance. GrandCare System is connected to the internet and communicates with "wireless" sensors throughout the residence. Designated caregivers can login to send communications, view activity & sensor information, and customize the automatic caregiver alerts. iRobot vacuum and floor washing robots can be programmed to a user's desired cleaning time and frequency. Logmein.com is used for remote computer access to assist with systems management, file sharing, and customer support, this online solution bridges great distance with ease and speed. Peapod online grocery shop houses essentials online and delivers straight to your home. BENEFITS OF ROBOTIC TECHNOLOGY IN ELDERLY CARE Robots can aid the elderly Robots will allow the citizens to achieve the integration of all closest semblance of necessary functions for independent living a competent elderly care. Robotic technology Robotic aids are allows the incorporation of possible alternatives to various health monitoring care facilities. This tech- mechanisms such as blood nology can allow the elderly to pressure, glucose, body temperature, have the choice to stay in the same and pulse readers or sensors in a single gizmo. house where they have lived for so long. Robot caregivers facilitate fast and reliable communication through built-in WiFi or internet connectivity/adaptability, hence, senior citizens can easily reach out to family and friends. QUICK STATS 87% Senior citizens that use search engines and email 17.5 million Elderly netizens as of November of 2009 The predicted year during which senior citizens 2015) 26 million who frequently go online will reach over 65 15% 28% 20% and older Smartphone users who are at least Desktop savvy senior citizens who are at least The percentage by which The age bracket from which 5% are depression is reduced 55 years old. 75 years old. when senior citizens smartphone gamers. spend time online. Sources www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-mobile-phones-senior-citizens Robots www.amazon.com/Pill-pill-MD2-PLUS-Institutional/dp/BO0020BKA2 www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=robot-elder-care www.boomercaretech.com/product/ste http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/tech/news/robotics/2009-17-04-japan-robo ts N.htm www.alert-l.com/system/medical-alert-system/504 www.amazon.com/The-Door-Beacon-Knock-Sensor/dp/BO0014VVFS www.forbes.com/sites/jenniferhicks/2012/08/13/hector-robotic-assistance-for -the-elderly/ www.healthsense.com/indexphp?option=com.content&view=articledid=99< emida187 www.gizmag.com/twendy-one-robot-elderly/14496/ www.parorobots.com/ www.grandcare.com/ www.irobot.com/ www.hizook.com/blog/2009/08/10/robotic-walkers-assist-elderly Quick Stats www.logmein.com http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2011/Cenerations-and-gadgets/Overview.aspx www.peapod.com/ www.ihealthbeat.org/features/2009/seniors-who-use-internet-could-reap-hea lth-benefits-studies-show.aspx www.alltimemedical.com/product.html?product_id=3318 www.olltimemedical.com/product.html?product_id=1854 http://mashable.com/2011/04/06/baby-boomers-digital-media/ www.govdelivery.com/blog/2012/07/tech-savvy-senior-citizens-on-the-rise/ www www.alltimemedical.com Courtesy of: facebook. www.facebook.com/alltimemedical?v=app_6009294086 ALLTIME MEDI CAL twitter @ALLTimeMedical Blog www.alltimemedicalblog.com Produced by www.optimaltargeting.com E-pi. prive Medicarrinoenixa

New Technologies for the Older Generation

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From bathroom safety items to house security and 'robots', technology has now upgraded to make senior living, care and assistance much easier. A lot of people might not be aware that such devices exis...

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