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Technology Solutions for Senior Care

I was delighted to deliver a presentation on technology solutions for senior care to the UCSD Rady's School of Management, and am happy to share with you this presentation.  
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Amazon Alexa empowering seniors to stay healthy!

Dr. on call Too busy to call your doctor's office? Well now you can simply shout at Alexa from the comfort of your couch for slightly similar results. Echo owners are able to hear physician-reviewed answers to questions about certain medical…
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7 Things Every Homeowner Needs in a Smart Home Today

Manufacturers of do-it-yourself “smart” devices often claim that having a smart home is as simple connecting a few gadgets like light bulbs and electronic door locks. But as any custom install pro will tell you, smart homes aren’t…
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Internet, Modem, Router…what’s the difference?

We’ve all heard about the terms modem, router and internet, but unless you’re very tech savvy, you might find it hard sometimes to differentiate between those. And yet, they are the main components to any smart home network. Did you…
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Doctors can now call Uber for patients, ditching taxi vouchers

The ride-hailing company Thursday announced the launch of Uber Health, a desktop platform for healthcare providers that allows doctors to provide rides for patients who might otherwise miss their appointments because they can't get to them. Uber…
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Microsoft’s new Soundscape iOS app is designed to help the visually impaired navigate cities

  Microsoft has a new app out today called Soundscape that uses 3D audio technology to help map out landmarks and points of interest through audio cues. Soundscape empowers more people to explore the world around them through…
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Exciting Times for Telehealth

2017 brought some exciting developments in the telehealth space. 2016's 21st Century Cures Act has helped to streamline regulations around the adoption of digital health technologies, and in response the FDA has established a new digital…
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Smart Lock Buying Guide

Looking to upgrade to a connected lock? Here's what you should know before you take the plunge. The thing that makes smart locks so popular among homeowners not because they look futuristic and cool, but rather for the simple fact that smart…
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3 Easy Home Security Upgrades for Older Adults

Outdated technology and unreliable hardware have made some traditional home security setups tough to live with, especially for older adults. Inconvenient wall-mounted control panels can be difficult to access in a hurry if you have limited…