Elder Tech 2015

A new year calls for new gadgets. We are starting 2015 off right by introducing a few of our favorite pieces of technology for older adults. The 'smart' world that we live in has much to offer seniors. To shop for an item listed below, simply click on the picture and you will be linked to the store's site. 

These talking labels help the visually impaired by reciting the prescription as well as the directions for dosage. Talk to your local pharmacy about providing audio prescription labels.

Reading can become difficult for older adults with dementia or visual impairments. The Kindle Fire can download hundreds of audible books (via Audible.com an amazon company). Further, 'whispersync' keeps a virtual bookmark so whenever a senior returns back to listening it holds their place in the book. This affordable tablet can provide endless hours of entertainment.

The makers of Jitterbug have created a waterproof, cellphone complete with an emergency button on the front that seniors can push to be directed to a 5Star Agent who is ready to assist 24/7.

This device allows for comfortable television watching with voice clarification. It enhances human voice frequencies while decreasing background noise. Even better, it automatically turns the volume down during commercials. 

This article should not be construed as legal advice. Situations are different and it’s impossible to provide legal advice for every situation without knowing the individual facts.