Tech gifts for seniors and boomers that enhance the life of the recipient and probably you as well. All of these items have excellent price performance, you can decide how much to spend. No matter what you choose, these gifts will show your loved ones that you care about them and should both enhance … [Read more...] about Tech Gifts for Seniors and Boomers
Technology, Housing and Services for Older Adults
Boomers are the Sandwich Generation. We have become the tech help desk for older adults in our family. Many of us are involved directly or through a facility with caregiving. We will continue to research and share with you particular resources that help boomers help their senior family members.
We also provide information for professionals in the industry of aging.
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 Noise Cancelling Headphones Review
The Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 model is a comfortable noise cancelling over ear style headphone that can be used with a smart phone, tablet or other mobile device. In addition to high-fidelity sound reproduction, the well-designed QuietPoint headphones feature active noise-cancelling technology that … [Read more...] about Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 Noise Cancelling Headphones Review
Why eReaders are Great for Boomers and Their Parents as Well
Not too long ago, while traveling on the cross-town bus to a midday appointment, I took out my iPad to do a bit of reading. After several minutes I looked up to check how far we’d gone. But what caught my attention were the seven or eight people around me immersed in their e-readers. OK, maybe not … [Read more...] about Why eReaders are Great for Boomers and Their Parents as Well
Senior Assisted Living and the Sandwich Generation
Dealing with aging parents has always been a challenge, but in recent years with longevity increasing almost exponentially, it’s become an even bigger job. Boomers are often in the situation of being The Sandwich Generation because of this modern phenomenon of raising kids and dealing with aging … [Read more...] about Senior Assisted Living and the Sandwich Generation
Help Seniors in Your Family Use Comcast DVR Remote
We decided to install a Comcast Cable TV Motorola DVR (digital video recorder) for the senior in our family. Teaching him to how to use the remote control for the DVR and TV was essential. Including a DVR made it more technically challenging than just providing him with cable TV but the DVR allows … [Read more...] about Help Seniors in Your Family Use Comcast DVR Remote