tablets and eReaders

includes non-PC-based communication devices, such as tablets, e-Readers

Ecumen and Presto Bring Computerless Email to Seniors Living at Home

05/17/2011

New collaboration provides a rich, digital connection between family members and their senior loved ones without requiring them to use a computer or have Internet service.

Shoreview, MN and Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 >>> Read more . . .

The Research is In (Part I): Who Makes Tech for Seniors Work in the Home?

Relief, some practical advice.  Last but not least at ASA last Saturday was the session that Laurie Orlov of Aging in Place Technology Watch had invited me and my comrade Susan Estrada of Aldea Communications and Happy@Home to participate in, “Technology for Seniors at Home:  Who and What Makes it Work“. Despite the timing of the session, we had a good time sharing our message with an intrepid passle of supporters including folks from a wide range of aging services organizations.  I think these folks were relieved that someone was finally going to provide a few practical suggestions.  “The Research” is Part I of a two piece blog on who makes technology work (or not work for that matter).  Part II will be more on the practical side.  >>> Read more . . .

More Older Americans Aware, Open to Caregiving Technology

Two new AARP reports released, Healthy@Home 2.0, Connected Living and Social Aging.

04/29/2011

No Signal: Homes Often Baffle Wi-Fi From Routers

The reality of sluggish and flaky wireless networks.

12/23/2010

Touchtown Formally Launches At Your Service

Interfaces with the mesh network to accurately pinpoint a resident location.

12/15/2010

Presto Newstand: Brings world of published content to computerless e-mail subscribers

12/03/2010

LOS ALTOS, Calif. — December 3, 2010 — Presto Services Inc. announced today a new service
with the goal of bringing the world of online content to its computerless email subscribers. Called
Presto Newsstand(TM), the company has partnered initially with Hearst Corporation’s King Features
Syndicate, the New York Times Company, and Tribune Media Services to provide a broad array of
content printed out automatically in the homes of Presto users. >>> Read more . . .

Techy gifts offer seniors fun, convenience

Technology & Aging Coalition of San Diego county's website provides a variety of techy gift suggestions in various price ranges.

12/02/2010

Cisco rolls out Umi, home video conferencing system

More expensive than Skype and other choices, but according to Cisco, a better experience.

10/11/2010

Catching up – more new and notable tech offerings

It’s time for a quick August update of more new and notable tech offerings, from emerging vendors and new offerings from existing vendors – including beta testing.  Please let me know about others you know about and are not spotted via the Product Snapshots term on this site: >>> Read more . . .

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