Routine Assistance

A desire to maintain autonomy has seniors turning to gadgets for efficiency

Implications - Seeking to maintain a sense of independence, aging consumers are turning to technological aids as a form of assistance. Encouraging rather than replacing autonomous action, devices like hydration reminders and facial recognition products help make everyday situations more adaptable, speaking to a need to preserve a sense of a independence, even in old age.
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Mild Top 4 Examples: 26,317 Total Clicks Jun 13 - Aug 14
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Handy Hydration Watches - The th2O Medical Bracelet is a Constant Reminder of Water Consumption
SCORE: 5.2
Warm 20,932 Clicks Pub: Jan 5, 14
Handy Hydration Watches
The th2O Medical Bracelet is a Constant Reminder of Water Consumption
Do you drink enough water? Most of us probably don’t. The th2O Medical Bracelet has been developed for the sole and significant purpose of monitoring your H2O consumption. Maeva Berthelot’... [More]
Clever Smartphone Eye Drops - These Eye Drops are Made Specifically for Smartphone Users
SCORE: 3.1
Mild 793 Clicks Pub: Jun 10, 13
Clever Smartphone Eye Drops
These Eye Drops are Made Specifically for Smartphone Users
Japanese company Santen has just released a special brand of eye drops that is specifically designed for avid smartphone users. It’s a wonder that this product has only just been created; this... [More]
Face-Dialing Phones - A Phone for Seniors Lets You Scan Pictures to Call People
SCORE: 3.4
Mild 3,026 Clicks Pub: Jun 30, 13
Face-Dialing Phones
A Phone for Seniors Lets You Scan Pictures to Call People
The ‘Elderly E Phone’ is a phone for seniors that lets you call people through facial recognition. Designed for those with deteriorating memory, the phone can scan pictures of faces to... [More]
Motion-Activated Illuminators - These Handy Bedside Lights Make Navigating in the Dark Easier
SCORE: 3.2
Mild 1,566 Clicks Pub: Sep 2, 13
Motion-Activated Illuminators
These Handy Bedside Lights Make Navigating in the Dark Easier
Getting up in the middle of the night can be disorienting, but these bedside lights make navigating in the dark a little bit easier. The Motion-Activated Light Owl is a small spherical light that... [More]