Medical Alert Systems – a Market on the Rise

January 12, 2018

  The medical alert device industry is an actively expanding one. The number of seniors, especially in developed countries, is increasing notably every year as the baby boomers are retiring. It’s a sizable generation, with its youngest members set to retire in 2029, and in another 20 years the 85+ population group is estimated at […]


Better Alerts – a New Approach to the Traditional System

December 12, 2017

Better Alerts is one of the newest words in the market of personal emergency response systems – this time it is a mobile option, and a very promising one. Better Alerts System represents a combination of an Alert application and a Pebble Smart Watch that is paired to your smartphone. The company has been in […]


Adult Coloring Books

February 16, 2017

  Coloring books are no longer just for the kids. In fact, adult coloring books are all the rage right now. But recently, the activity has found a different demographic. What started as a niche hobby has now turned into an international trend, as adult coloring books find themselves on more and more bestsellers’ lists […]


Music for Seniors

February 6, 2017

No one would argue that music can make wonders sometimes. Everyone heard about its dealing with pain, both physical and psychological. However, this is just one part of the wonder.   Apart from keeping you well and in good mood, music also brings a great number of benefits. Here is what it gives to seniors […]


Most Useful Medical Apps for Seniors

October 27, 2016

  Nowadays senior generation do not want to be left out when it comes to various gadgets and devices. Most people over 65 own cell phones and the majority of them are willing to learn more about computers, tablets, smartphones and everything related. They are not oblivious of the numerous apps that make a life […]


65 – High Time to Befriend an Activity Tracker?

August 26, 2016

  The Internet of Things (IoT) era brings us all to a pretty new age; and the change does not necessarily affects only younger generations. In fact, seniors find themselves in the situation of necessity to face technological progress and deal with it – or be left behind. A great number of people around the […]


Seniors and Internet Use

June 14, 2016

There is a very interesting Pew Research Center research that was published in 2012; and although the information is not entirely fresh, it is very interesting in terms of the topic highlighted. A great number of elderly people find it hard nowadays to keep up with technological progress; however, as statistics shows, all the more […]


Wearable Sensors and Systems – Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation Review

April 22, 2016

Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation issued a very informative article with regards to various medical sensors and systems used in rehabilitation. Full title of the article – “A review of wearable sensors and systems with application in rehabilitation”. The review covers several groups of wearable sensors and systems that are currently either used or are […]


Q Watch – Another Smart Watch for Senior Needs

December 10, 2015

Q Watch is a new smart watch product from the company Q Watch Limited. It represents an analogous to a senior medical alert system; however, it is a product of new generation with a larger set of features and smarter design. The watch functions as a personal alarm system and is similar in a way […]


Medical Alert System – “How to Choose” Guide

November 10, 2015

Medical systems have not so long become a part of our daily lives; however, they are very much favored by seniors for the ease and convenience of use. The choice of systems is impressive but it is every time very personal and should meet the requirements of this or that particular family as well as […]

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