The Consumer Electronics Show is one of the year’s most extensive gatherings of its kind and features an increasing number of products and innovations designed with the senior citizen in mind. This year the Las Vegas show hosted over 180,000 industry professionals, showing an unprecedented number of fantastically creative and useful gadgets of benefit to…

Over the last few years, both in the US and the UK (and no doubt in other countries too) organized efforts have been made to bridge the generational gap. In this article, we look at two of these: one from the US and the other from the UK. The first, involves a student from America’s…

Just because a person is in the twilight of his/her life does not mean he/she should not enjoy all the amazing technological developments that have manifested during his/her lifetime. The stereotype that older citizens do not enjoy nor understand “new-fangled gadgets” or want to, is ageist, and should be dismissed handily. There are lots of…

Seniors, or any patient, who has experienced the frustrating and frightening necessity of having their radiological test results read by a bevy of doctors, often not all located in the same location, surely wish that there was a better way. The test results are downloaded to a CD (compact disc) and then either sent in…

Valentine’s Day is coming up and even though seniors may look different, inside – as many of them will tell you – they still feel like they’re 21 again.  And, as any 21 will tell you, Valentine’s Day is an utterly important and anticipated event in their lives. So, given the obvious challenges (including: death…

Whereas we usually try to tell our children to get off their screens and go do something else instead, for seniors the message is quite antithetical.  It’s actually beneficial for the elderly to figure out how to use technology. Given that a Pew Research Study conducted earlier this year found that 85 percent of American…

Here is an idea you can really sink your teeth into: Fast 3D denture printing! A Chinese company named Porimy offers perfectly customized dentures using their unique technology which quickly creates 3D-printed dentures in just one week. For conventional dentures people visit their dentist many times over several weeks in order to have their dentures…

Timeless is a new app developed by a 14-year-old girl named Emma Yang designed to help people with Alzheimer’s cope better with appointments, social interactions and more, to ultimately improve and maintain their quality of life. Ms. Yang was inspired to do something for Alzheimer’s patients when you witnessed the decline of cognitive function, especially…

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