11 useful gadgets for active seniors

18 augustus 2016 - 6 minutes read

gadgets for active seniorsTechnical progress is making life easier. It can save us time to invest in more fun and useful things. You’ll find useful gadgets for active seniors in this article, so you can enjoy life to the fullest.

1) Robot vacuum cleaner Roomba

Vacuuming is not everyone’s favourite chore. Meet Roomba: a robot vacuum cleaner that does all the work for you. You can even turn on Roomba when you’re out of the house, through the smartphone app. That way you get to come home in a squeaky clean home after your holidays, or you get to say ‘yes’ to fun invites when you are really supposed to clean the house.

2) Automatic pill reminder

Do you ever forget to take your medication? You’re not the only one. That’s why the Easy Pill Minder was invented. This is a pill box that makes a loud sound and flashes red light when it’s time to take your medicine.

3) E-bike

Those that love to ride a bicycle, but can use a little support, will be happy with an electrical bike (E-bike). There are many forms of E-bikes, suited for flat areas or mountains. The Electric Bike Review website has had several E-bikes tested, you can see the results on their website.

4) Forget-me-not umbrella

The Davek Alert Umbrella is an indestructible umbrella that you will never be able to forget. When the distance between your smartphone and the umbrella becomes too big, your smartphone will receive an alert through the free app. Handy for people that forget their umbrellas. It’s currently being engineered, so it will soon be available.

5) Smart water bottle

Hidrate Spark is a smart water bottle that glows to remind you that you need to drink. It’s connected to your smartphone where you can see exactly how much fluids you’ve had. Very useful during workouts or long bike rides!

6) Advanced thermometer

Withings Thermo is the new way of measuring temperatures for grown-ups and children. It’s not even necessary to touch the person that has a fever. The connected app saves all data per person so you can see someone’s history. The app also advices when to seek medical attention.

7) Running pants to track

Are you addicted to running? With the smart solution of Lumo Run, you can run while keeping track of all your data. The tracker is invisibly incorporated into your running pants. But it measures everything.

8) Mobile personal alarm

Are you often going out by yourself but do you feel unsafe sometimes? Or do you wonder sometimes what to do when you ride your bicycle by yourself and you make an unfortunate fall? A mobile personal alarm could give you the security you’re looking for: meet Zembro bracelet. This bracelet connects you instantly to your family or a professional emergency call center when you push the invisible alarm button. It’s also a watch and it’s waterproof, so you can even swim with it.

9) Bracelet assistant

Some people living alone have trouble closing a bracelet. This bracelet assistant can help you with that. You simply clamp one side of the bracelet in the machine, so your other hand is available to close the lock.

10) Doorbell with camera

Do you live by yourself and are you not expecting any visitors at night? With this iDoorbell you can easily check who’s at your door. It contains a camera and is connected to your smartphone. So you can simply answer the door from the couch and you no longer need to get up to see who it is.

11) Polaroid Snap

Polaroid has also evolved with the digital revolution. Polaroid Snap is a digital camera that instantly prints the photos you took. It also holds a micro SD card to save all the pictures you took. Very cool gadget to take with you on vacation or for a party with the family.

Gadgets for active seniors

Do you know of any useful gadgets for active seniors? Please share your suggestions in the comments below.

frederiqueFrederique, Conversation Manager Zembro

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