Staying Healthy with Alexa
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How to Stay Healthy with your Amazon Echo

While Alexa is not a doctor and can't physically examine you personally, it may use the web and its smarts to help give you a diagnosis based on the condition you've described. Let alone, you could prevent that dreaded copay and doctor…
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How technology can help dementia patients

Dementia can be frightening and challenging for family caregivers, as per AARP, one of the most common safety concerns for people with dementia is that they will leave the house and get lost. Anyone who has memory problems and is able to…
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See how this Senior Community overcame Social Isolation

Social isolation in Senior Communities can affect the physical and mental health of older adults, including those with cognitive impairment. Digital voice assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant can help in building a community and…
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How smart tech is helping people with dementia

More than 50 million people are estimated to be suffering from dementia globally, while there is substantial investment being made in biomedical research, there is increasing interest in the area of how to manage dementia behaviors in the…
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How to Protect Deadly Older Adult Falls

The rate of deaths after falls is rising for people over 75, a new study shows. But falls are avoidable for most seniors. We have some tips. As the population ages, the number of older Americans who died following a fall is rising. A…
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The Next Big Thing in Aging In Place

Your end-of-life caregiver may be a robot — why that might not be such a bad thing! For 40 years, Victoria and Kelly have lived in their suburban home. The house is where they’ve collected a lifetime of memories. Every square foot of…
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Technology helps seniors live independently

Technology helps seniors live independently and can help bridge social inequity in society. May is national Older Americans Month, and this year’s theme is Connect, Create, Contribute. One area, in particular, threatens…

Technology for Caregiving - we review the Apple Watch Series 4

Aiding Caregiving Technology that benefits caregiving; the Apple Watch series 4 is a good example of technology for good. The explosion in smart devices—phones, watches, fitness gadgets and the like—has unleashed a wave of apps designed…

Family Caregivers are cued into technology

39% of U.S. adults are caregivers and many navigate health care with the help of technology Four in ten adults in the U.S. are caring for an adult or child with significant health issues, up from 30% in 2010. Caring for a loved one is…
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Using Amazon Echo or Google Home for Caregiving

Caregiving can be a challenge, but with smart voice assistants like Google Home or Amazon Echo, you can make caregiving fun. If you’re an Amazon Echo or Google Homeowner, you may only ask your device for the weather or to play music. That’s…