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Elderly Electronics

Gadgets designed for seniors help to bridge the digital generation gap

Implications - With digital products becoming omnipresent in our society, no one wants to be left behind—especially the elderly. It’s no surprise, then, that an increasing number of elderly consumers are embracing gadgets and electronics, from phones to alarms, that make day-to-day activities more convenient. As the population ages, there will be an increased need for easy-to-use devices and gadgets designed with the senior in mind.
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6 Featured, 46 Examples:
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Jul 10 — Apr 11
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Featured Examples

Anti-Smartphone Alternatives
Anti-Smartphone Alternatives
The Simple 'John's Phone' Handset Embraces the Basics
With handheld technology progressing so quickly, inevitably many are being left behind. Thankfully the 'John's Phone' is a newly released mobile phone that reverts back to basic tasks. For seniors or… MORE
Watchdog Technology
Watchdog Technology
The Sonamba Monitoring System is Designed With the Aging in Mind
The Sonamba Monitoring System is an amazing new technology made specifically for seniors. The device can be used as an interactive digital photo frame and keeps a close watch on the elderly person who… MORE
Alarming Pill Boxes
Alarming Pill Boxes
3Medis From Miguel Vaz Alerts Seniors When it's Time to Pop Pills
3Medis from Miguel Vaz is a tech-savvy pill box designed to let seniors take their health into their own hands. 3Medis stores and displays personal health information in addition to reminding seniors when… MORE
Single-Button Cellphones
Single-Button Cellphones
The ZTE Corp Softbank Phone is Made Simple for Children
I can't believe I haven't stumbled upon something like the ZTE Corp Softbank cellphone earlier. It's the perfect little gadget for both the young and the elderly. Probably the simplest cellphone on the… MORE
Alarming Old Folks' Phones
Alarming Old Folks' Phones
The Senior Citizen Cell Phone Has Big Numbers and a Panic Button
Shopkami lists this senior citizen cell phone as a “Blind Embossed Big Keypad Cell Phone For Elderly People with SOS,” which is a little confusing since I’ve never met any elderly people with SOS—Alzheimer’s… MORE
Highlighter Typing Tools
Highlighter Typing Tools
This High Contrast Keyboard Makes it Easier for Seniors to Compute
This High Contrast Keyboard may be one of the best presents you can get grandma and grandpa this Christmas. The keys on this keyboard are designed to be easily seen by seniors or people with poor eyesight.… MORE

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