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48 Helpful Gadgets for Seniors

From Armband Hearing Aids to Lifesaving Walking Sticks

— July 31, 2014 — Life-Stages
A great way to make the process of aging a little more comfortable, these high-tech gadgets for seniors will definitely help make everyday activities much easier.

While maturity definitely has its perks, growing older often means the natural loss of certain physical capabilities. Offering techniques on maintaining a sense of independence, these high-tech gadgets allow seniors to go about their daily tasks with the aid of an efficient technological device. Providing wrist-worn hearing aids and walking sticks that double as health monitors, these gadgets are helping to make the process of aging much less burdensome.

Showcasing that growing older doesn't have to mean being technologically inefficient, these gadgets demonstrate that a reliance on high-tech goods is something that transcends all generations.
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Ear Motion-Gauging Computers
Ear Motion-Gauging Computers
The Ear Switch is a Wearable Computer That Sits Behind the Ear
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47
Motorized Senior Shoes
Motorized Senior Shoes
The Re-Step is Designed to Teach Seniors to Walk Again
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46
Robotic Personal Assistants
Robotic Personal Assistants
The KOMPAI Robot Helps the Elderly with Everyday Tasks
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45
Smartphone Compatible Hearing Aids
Smartphone Compatible Hearing Aids
These Smart Hearing Aids Will Help Users Stay Connected
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44
Cross-Generational Communication Devices
Cross-Generational Communication Devices
The Draw Project Bridges the Gap Between Young and Old
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43
Clever Smartphone Eye Drops
Clever Smartphone Eye Drops
These Eye Drops are Made Specifically for Smartphone Users
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42
Elderly Assuaging Androids
Elderly Assuaging Androids
Toco-Chan is a Robotic Panda That Keeps Grandpa Company
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41
Old Age Simulation Suits
Old Age Simulation Suits
This Suit is Designed to Simulate Physical Limitations That Come with Age
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40
Accurate Microphone Hearings Aids
Accurate Microphone Hearings Aids
The ‘Wear’ is an Effective Portable Hearing Assistant
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39
Anti-Assault GPS Sirens
Anti-Assault GPS Sirens
Safe Mate GPS Transmits Coordinates and Lets You Speak to Safety Personnel
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38
Elderly-Feeding Robots
Elderly-Feeding Robots
Isao Wakabayashi's Meal Assistance Robot Helps Care for Seniors
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37
Consumable Device-Unlocking Pills
Consumable Device-Unlocking Pills
Motorola Reveals a 'Password Pill' at the D11 Conference
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36
Portable Self-Contained Toilets
Portable Self-Contained Toilets
The Portable Toilet Macerates Waste and Saves Space
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35
Geriatric Gaming Treatments
Geriatric Gaming Treatments
Neuroscientist Stuart Smith Finds Medical Potential in Video Games
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34
Future-Forward Walking Sticks
Future-Forward Walking Sticks
The Isowalk is Ergonomic and Features Wireless Connectivity
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33
One-Armed Helper Bots
One-Armed Helper Bots
The Human Support Robot Provides Added Assistance to the Disabled
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32
Miraculous Muscle-Warming Massagers
Miraculous Muscle-Warming Massagers
BACK-TEK Therapy Uses Infrared Heat to Soothe Aches
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31
Fall-Preventing Shoes
Fall-Preventing Shoes
The B-Shoes Help Elderly People Avoid Falls and Keep Their Footing
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30
Medical Assisting Droids
Medical Assisting Droids
The ED-7270 Robot Provides Much Needed Support in Hospitals
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29
Safety Supervising Keychains
Safety Supervising Keychains
The ZOMM Lifestyle Connect Keeps Tabs on Your Loved One
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28
Fashionable Volume Increasers
Fashionable Volume Increasers
The Soundsgood Hearing Aid Tells You When You're Talking Too Loud
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27
Robotic Walking Aids
Robotic Walking Aids
Toyota Health Robots Help the Eldery and the Incapacitated Move Easily
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26
Gesture Control Accessories
Gesture Control Accessories
The MYO Armband Uses Muscle Activity to Command Computers Wirelessly
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25
Senior-Friendly Desktops
Senior-Friendly Desktops
The KIWIPC Makes Computing Super Easy for the Elderly
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24
Senior-Targeted Smartphones
Senior-Targeted Smartphones
This Fujitsu Smartphone is Providing Easier Access to Communication
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23
Independence-Promoting Pendants
Independence-Promoting Pendants
Eld-O by Anurag Sarda Allows Seniors to Travel with Safety at Hand
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22
Senior Citizen Cellphones
Senior Citizen Cellphones
The Edd Phone by Anurag Sarda Brings Modern Communication to the Elderly
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21
Waterproof Hearing Aids
Waterproof Hearing Aids
The Siemens Aquaris Can Be Used During a Day at the Beach
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20
Life-Saving Radios
Life-Saving Radios
The Hand Crank Charger is a Radio, Emergency Distress Signal and Charger in One
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19
Face-Dialing Phones
Face-Dialing Phones
A Phone for Seniors Lets You Scan Pictures to Call People
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18
Step-Counting Canes
Step-Counting Canes
The Pedometer Walking Stick Keeps Track of Your Exercise
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17
Smartly Sensored Diapers
Smartly Sensored Diapers
The Smart Diaper Sends Wireless Alerts You When it Needs Changing
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16
Light Up White Canes
Light Up White Canes
Sign by Shruti Nivas Glows Green or Red Depending on Actions
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15
Armband Hearing Aids
Armband Hearing Aids
The Close Wristband Translates Sounds into Tangible Vibrations
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14
Tech-Integrated Hearing Aids
Tech-Integrated Hearing Aids
The CS10 Personal Sound Amplifier Adjusts Itself Through Bluetooth
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13
GPS-Equipped Walking Canes
GPS-Equipped Walking Canes
This Device Comes with a Built-In Tracker to Help Ensure Elderly Safety
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12
Magnetized Easy-Use Adapters
Magnetized Easy-Use Adapters
Plugnetic Eliminates the Need to Push, Pull and Squat for Too Long
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11
Trekking Photographer Canes
Trekking Photographer Canes
The Trinity Two-in-One is a Multitasking Tool for the Artistic Hiker
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10
Wellness-Sharing Watches
Wellness-Sharing Watches
The Dusk Health Device Monitors Seniors' Signs and Sends Them to Family
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9
Lifesaving Walking Sticks
Lifesaving Walking Sticks
The Survival Crutch Equips Climbers with Vitals for Health and Safety
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8
Safety-Improving Mobility Aids
Safety-Improving Mobility Aids
The Sentry Scientific Walker is Turning Heads at CES 2014
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7
Waterproof Assistive Earbuds
Waterproof Assistive Earbuds
The PressureAID Hearing Aid Lets the Impaired Swim with Audio
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6
Senior-Targeted Laptops
Senior-Targeted Laptops
Ryan Klinger's Adaptive Computer is Made for Older Populations
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5
Handy Hydration Watches
Handy Hydration Watches
The th2O Medical Bracelet is a Constant Reminder of Water Consumption
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4
Senior Strollers
Senior Strollers
Braun by Andre Monteiro Will Make Mobility Easier for the Elderly
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3
Electric Walking Frames
Electric Walking Frames
Murata Manufacturing Develops a Self-Balancing Walker for Seniors
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2
Hi-Tech Walking Sticks
Hi-Tech Walking Sticks
The Aid Cane is a Virtual Nurse for the Elderly and the Injured
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1
Motion Sensor Walkers
Motion Sensor Walkers
The Light Stick Helps the Blind
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