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25 Gifts for the Grandparent

From Elderly Photo-Sharing Services to Intuitive Touchscreen Speakers

— December 22, 2017 — Life-Stages
There's a pervasive cliche that seniors aren't comfortable with technology, but as these gifts for the grandparent show, the modern day member of The Greatest Generation isn't as techno-phobic as one might imagine. With digital technology becoming an ever more crucial aspect of day-to-day life for nearly everyone, companies have found inventive ways to keep seniors in the loop.

To be sure, the average grandparent is far less adept at using technology than the average teen. Many companies are thus looking for ways to bridge the gap and get grandparents involved however they can. For example, NanaGram lets users share their digital photos with their grandparents; the subscription service allows the younger generations to text their images to a central service which then prints out physical copies and mails them to grandparents every month.
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Intuitive Touchscreen Speakers
Intuitive Touchscreen Speakers
The Amazon Echo Show is a Smart Speaker With Video Calling Features
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Child-Centered Cruise Programs
Child-Centered Cruise Programs
PG Cruises' Family Promotion Offers Fun for All Ages
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Inter-Generational Travel Contests
Inter-Generational Travel Contests
Road Scholar Wants Grandparents to Travel with Their Grand Kids
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Audio Clarity-Enhancing Devices
Audio Clarity-Enhancing Devices
The Sennheiser Flex 5000 Digital Wireless Headphone Enhances Audio
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Inter-Generational Travel Packages
Inter-Generational Travel Packages
GrandTravel Offers Trips for Grandparents and Their Grandkids
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Tuscan Family Adventures
Tuscan Family Adventures
Smithsonian Journeys' 'Treasures of Tuscany' Trip is for Families
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Elderly Photo-Sharing Services
Elderly Photo-Sharing Services
'The Silver Post' Helps Share Photos with Elderly Loved Ones
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Familial Mexican Adventures
Familial Mexican Adventures
Journey Mexico's Riviera Maya Family Adventure is a Week of Fun
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Grandparent-Friendly Photo Platforms
Grandparent-Friendly Photo Platforms
NanaGram Turns Smartphone Pics into Prints for Grandparents
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Pastime Suggestion Robots
Pastime Suggestion Robots
The 'ElliQ' Robotic Companion Helps Seniors Stay Mentally Active
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Home-Integrated Senior Monitors
Home-Integrated Senior Monitors
'Trusense' Helps the Elderly Maintain Independence
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Protective Anti-Burn Irons
Protective Anti-Burn Irons
The 'Protector Iron' Prevents Burns from Ever Occurring
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Cellphone-Free Family Camps
Cellphone-Free Family Camps
Great Camp Sagamore's 'Grand Camps' Program Encourages Family Bonding
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Senior Health Trackers
Senior Health Trackers
The 'EMtracker' Tracker for Seniors Monitors Stress and More
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Physical Keepsake Message Printers
Physical Keepsake Message Printers
The 'MEMOBIRD' Prints Messages from Anywhere in the World
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Shock-Absorbing Antibacterial Socks
Shock-Absorbing Antibacterial Socks
The 'Neverquit' Next-Generation Everyday Socks Keep Feet Comfy
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Boomer-Friendly Fitness Programs
Boomer-Friendly Fitness Programs
'Omni Fitt' is a Personal Training Program for Seniors
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Comfortable Weight-Distributing Bikes
Comfortable Weight-Distributing Bikes
The Cruzbike T50 Aims to Offer "Pain-free Cycling"
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Ultra-Glamorous Retirement Homes
Ultra-Glamorous Retirement Homes
The Auriens Home is Designed Exclusively for Nonagenarians
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Voice-Controlled Senior Wearables
Voice-Controlled Senior Wearables
'Wellnest' is a Health Device for the Elderly with Amazon Alexa
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Attachable Medication Trackers
Attachable Medication Trackers
The MedPeanut Is Part of the SensePeanut Line at CES 2017
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Tipping Water Boiling Kettles
Tipping Water Boiling Kettles
The 'TILT' Kettle Prepares Water and Pours it Conveniently
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Strength-Enhancing Gloves
Strength-Enhancing Gloves
The Nuada Glove Improves Gripping, Pushing and Lifting When Worn
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Disability-Friendly Kitchen Tools
Disability-Friendly Kitchen Tools
The Flow Garlic Press Works Well for Those with Limitations
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Mobility-Enhancing Scooters
Mobility-Enhancing Scooters
The PriestmanGoode Scooter Reduces Mobility Issues in the Elderly
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