Being a senior citizen is reliving the golden years once again. Aside from being fun to be a senior citizen, it is also a crucial time as a lot of them develop various kinds of ailments and need constant care. With the smart technology gaining momentum, even elderly people are not out of the race. With smart home and health gadgets concept hitting the markets, here are some really useful smart gadgets for our Senior Citizens.
These devices have been designed keeping in mind essential needs and concerns of elderly people. With the help of smart gadgets and assertive devices for elders, you can keep a track of their whereabouts as well as understand what is going on with them. These devices are truly a boon for everybody in a lot of ways.
Smart Hearing Aids
Another new innovation that is especially designed for senior citizens and people who have hearing problems is the smart hearing aid. These hearing aids are equipped with the Bluetooth technology to connect to the Smartphone easily. This means that aside from hearing what is being said to them, people can also use it as a headphone to answer calls.
The Smart Mattress
Considering how essential it is to monitor the health of our elders, the smart mattress has been designed to make their life a lot easy. These mattresses are specially designed with sensors that monitor the sleeping patterns, heart rates, breathing and stress levels. For those who have medical problems or require constant watch, there are special alarms installed which notify the family members and caregivers in case there is major concern.
The Smart Medicine Reminder and Dispenser
This is probably the biggest relief family members can have since they do not have to keep on reminding their elders to take their medicines. With the Smart Medicine Reminder and Dispenser, you can be sure that the medicine will be taken on time and will never miss out on their dose. It even notifies the family if the dose has not been taken. There are different kinds of units available in the market; one such dispenser is designed for just a single tablet and another is designed for those who have to take multiple tablets.
The Smart Wearable Tracker
Ideal for those especially with Alzheimer’s or memory loss, the wearable trackers will keep you connected to the whereabouts of your elders through your smartphone. These trackers are also designed to notify you if the person has fallen down. These also have the one touch medical alert and panic button for emergency situations. These trackers are also equipped with the GPS feature so that you could know the exact location; thus, making it easy to get to them.
The Smart Walking Stick
The new gen walking sticks are all set to hit the market very soon. Thanks to the IOT technology, these sticks will be equipped with special sensors and software which will not only learn the walking habit of the user, however, the immediate family members and caregivers will also be notified if the person falls down or has a change in the way they walk. In some walking sticks, there are special safety devices which can send a notification in case there is an accident.
GPS Smart Soles and Shoes
Another perfect innovation especially for those who have dementia or Alzheimer’s, these smart soles and shoes are equipped with the GPS facility and sends regular updates on the location of the person. The information can be accessed easily through any browser, tablet or Smartphone. These updates come almost every 10 minutes.
Special Headphones for Those Who Have Hearing Problems
With smart headphones, you do not have to worry about the volume of the TV being high. These headphones come with a special chin rest. The settings can be configured to suit the individual’s needs. This headphone is also designed with the technology to cancel external noises and sounds.