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Recently launched technology for aging in place


Innovation is alive and well in the aging in place technology space although it hasn't all been recently catalogued here.  So catching up with some recent press releases and product announcements from the April to June timeframe, here are more technologies for helping older adults. Each of these will include information from the vendor and a link to learn more at their website -- in addition, you may find a vendor press release in that category of this site (lower right side of home page). In no particular order:

Dementia care technologies -- another look


Technologies to keep those with dementia safe at home.   How you ask the question changes the answer. A few weeks ago, I revised my thinking about dementia care technology. The catalyst:An interviewer with the Cincinnati Enquirer called me a few weeks ago for a story she was doing -- and asked me about the technologies that could enable those with Alzheimer's or other dementias to remain safely in their homes.  When asked the question that way, I realized that there were quite a few and worth summarizing and referencing more of the vendors in this blog post -- none were in the article to the degree that a previous blog posts on caegiving tech and Azheimer's tracking technologies (2009). So here is an expansion on the Cincinnati Enquirer's published story including statements from the interview/article and expansion:

NEW PRODUCT ASSISTS ELDERLY WITH MEMORY

06/06/2011

    A new product was launched in April 2011 to help persons with short-term memory loss keep track of appointments, medications, tasks and other information they might otherwise forget. The Memo is a small web-enabled electronic device that repeats important messages and reminders. The elder needs no knowledge of computers to use the Memo—information is displayed automatically. Family caregivers can add and change messages on the Memo remotely, from wherever they have internet access, as often as needed.

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