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Exhibitors Spotlight — Technology plays increasingly important role in seniors’ lives: GreatCall study

Title : Exhibitors Spotlight — Technology plays increasingly important role in seniors’ lives: GreatCall study
Company: GreatCall
Purchasing habits, social benefits affected by technology aging consumers
Once upon a time, maybe in the last century, grandma shopped for holidays and birthdays at her local department store. She still does – but often she researches the products online. And, may have emailed her grandson to discuss his […]

By |Wednesday, December 18, 2013|Blog, LIDT Posts|0 Comments

Exhibitors Spotlight — Study Reveals Older Internet Users Have Healthier Habits

Company : Huff/Post50 
The Internet can be a major time-waster and many of us have vowed to spend less time online — but research suggests Internet users are actually healthier. A study released Oct. 22 says older Internet users are more likely to undergo cancer screenings and live cancer-preventive lifestyles than those who are not often online.
 
Researchers found 72.9 percent of consistent Internet users have had a […]

By |Wednesday, December 18, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exhibitors Spotlight — 9 Apps Everyone Over 50 Should Have On Their Phones

Company:  Huff/Post50 Author:  Katerina Rosen
Here’s some advice from a millennial to her parents on the top iPhone apps out there today. 
1) Vine This app allows parents to make home videos from their iPhones and share them with family and friends. Last I checked, parents love making home videos of family events and landmarks so this app is perfect for parents! Plus, each video captures […]

By |Wednesday, December 18, 2013|Blog, LIDT Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exhibitors Spotlight — A COOL HEARING AID? NEW MADE-FOR-iPHONE DEVICE BECOMES A LIFESTYLE PRODUCT

Company: ReSound
Nothing can make you feel more out of touch than not being able to understand your loved ones as they laugh and talk at a crowded table. And if you are one of the 35 million people around the globe who wears a hearing aid, you know you will have to take out your hearing aid and adjust the volume just to make […]

By |Wednesday, December 18, 2013|Blog, LIDT Posts|0 Comments

CE Pro Talks about the Success of the Silvers Summit

 CE Pro Talks about the Success of the Silvers Summit
In a thoughtful article, Jason Kott, talks about the challenges of the health market from a home installation service perspective.

http://www.cepro.com/article/is_home_health_tech_really_viable

By |Friday, May 10, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Arianna Huffington & Deepak Chopra MD

By |Thursday, December 13, 2012|Home Baner|0 Comments

Vinton Cerf – Keynote Speaker

By |Thursday, December 13, 2012|Home Baner|0 Comments

CEA Executive Board Elects Three New Members to CEA Foundation Board of Trustees

10/19/2012| 03:29pm US/Eastern
CEA Executive Board Elects Three New Members to CEA Foundation Board of Trustees

Arlington, VA - 10/19/2012 - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® Executive Board elected Bruce Borenstein, president and CEO of Voxlinc LLC, Julie Kearney, vice president of regulatory affairs for CEA, and Robin Raskin, founder of Living in Digital Times to the CEA Foundation Board of Trustees on Tuesday, October 16. The election took place during the association’s Industry […]

By |Sunday, October 21, 2012|Blog, LIDT Posts|0 Comments

Silver’s Choice: The GrandCare System

 

 
The GrandCare System is connected to any dedicated Internet Connection and communicates with “wireless” sensors throughout the residence. Designated caregivers can log into the GrandCare Website to send communications to the Loved One, view Activity & Tele-wellness sensor information, and customize the automatic caregiver alerts. A caregiver may choose to receive a call, email or text message if specified conditions occur (medication noncompliance, unusual […]

By |Tuesday, January 10, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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By |Wednesday, January 4, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Relationships and Family Caregiving – Auto Verbal by No Tie

 

 
 

 
Thanks for making AutoVerbal the #1 iPad & #2 iPhone Medical app!* AutoVerbal is the Elegant & Affordable AAC alternative! Now even better! You asked, we answered! CUSTOM PHOTOS, Male & Female voices & 3 ways to speak: (1) 100′s of built-in phrases in over a dozen categories (2) Program several buttons to speak your CUSTOM messages such as your name, address, family, etc. […]

By |Tuesday, January 3, 2012|Silvers Choice Award|0 Comments

Heath and Wellness: GC Homebase by GrandCare Systems

 

 
 
 
The GrandCare System is connected to any dedicated Internet Connection and communicates with “wireless” sensors throughout the residence. Designated caregivers can log into the GrandCare Website to send communications to the Loved One, view Activity & Tele-wellness sensor information, and customize the automatic caregiver alerts. A caregiver may choose to receive a call, email or text message if specified conditions occur (medication noncompliance, unusual […]

By |Tuesday, January 3, 2012|Silvers Choice Award|0 Comments

Entertainment: My Gait Senior Computer by My Gait

 

 
 
Reliable easy to use product + excellent customer service = COMPUTING SUCCESS
MyGait creates simple, failure-free computing experiences for senior citizens. With over 10 years of senior computing experience, we understand the senior computer user. Our software has grown with the needs of our senior users and will continue to be current, based on the evolving needs of older adults.

 
 

Whether you are in the comfort […]

By |Tuesday, January 3, 2012|Silvers Choice Award|0 Comments

Cause-Worthy Product – Unique Touch Grab Bars by Great Grabz

 

 
 
The Story of Great Grabz“I would rather fall than have my friends think I have a grab bar!”
Those words changed the world of Abbie Sladick, sending her on a fantastic journey of creativity and innovation in a seemingly dull industry.
For over eight years, Abbie had been making dreams come true by designing and remodeling extraordinary bathrooms for her clients. She used products from all over […]

By |Tuesday, January 3, 2012|Silvers Choice Award|0 Comments

Education and Learning: Livemocha by Livemocha

 

 
 

Livemocha is the world’s largest online language learning community, offering free and paid online language courses in 35 languages to more than 11 million members from 196 countries around the world.
Global interest in language learning is exploding. Trade, immigration and travel are conducted across countries and continents like never before in human history. The result is a powerful desire shared by people around the […]

By |Tuesday, January 3, 2012|Silvers Choice Award|0 Comments

ADT Pulse(SM) Interactive Solutions

 

Company: ADT Security Services, Inc.URL: http://www.adtpulse.comCategory: Relationship & Caregiving

Description:

ADT Pulse(SM) Interactive Solutions is a smart home solution that goes beyond traditional home security to provide Seniors, Family members, and Caregivers a new level of control and connection with their home and loved ones.  The system can be accessed from any web-enabled computer, mobile phone or tablet allowing for convenience and flexibility.
ADT Pulse […]

By |Thursday, November 10, 2011|Sterling Awards - Relationship & Caregiving|0 Comments

Ampli455

Company: Sonic AlertURL: http://sonicalert.com/products-amplified-phones-Ampli455.htmlCategory: Relationship & Caregiving

Description:

Sonic Alert Ampli455 Full-Feature Amplified Telephone Provides All-in-one Communication Package for Hearing and Visually Challenged
Sonic Alert’s Geemarc Ampli455 next generation digital amplified telephone features crystal clear TrueSound™, which guarantees amplification capability up to 40 decibels and adjustable receiving tone control +/-10 decibels. The Ampli455 is a full-feature communication solution for those with moderate to severe hearing […]

By |Thursday, November 10, 2011|Sterling Awards - Relationship & Caregiving|0 Comments

AutoVerbal

Company: No Tie LLCURL: http://AutoVerbal.comCategory: Relationship & Caregiving

Description:

Actual unsolicited feedback: “[Esteemed NZ musician Chris Knox] had a stroke last year. I bought Chris an iPad specifically because of your AutoVerbal app. I try to get him to use it when he is having trouble expressing what he is trying to get across as he has almost no speech. There is potential for […]

By |Thursday, November 10, 2011|Sterling Awards - Relationship & Caregiving|0 Comments

BeClose

Company: BeCloseURL: http://www.BeClose.comCategory: Relationship & Caregiving

Description:

BeClose helps families stay connected and provide the best in home care for seniors. Whether you are across the street or across the country, BeClose’s independent living technology for seniors provides a safety net for everyone.
Discrete wireless sensors are placed throughout the home to track activity. Caregivers view information about activity in the home on a private […]

By |Thursday, November 10, 2011|Sterling Awards - Relationship & Caregiving|0 Comments

Doro PhoneEasy 410

Company: Consumer CellularURL: http://www.doro.comCategory: Relationship & Caregiving

Description:

The Doro PhoneEasy 410 is a phone that is not only easy for seniors to use, it gives them the comfort of safety and security. The phone comes with large, separated buttons for easy dialing and a bright screen which displays numbers and letters in large fonts for those with diminished vision. It’s hearing aid compatible […]

By |Thursday, November 10, 2011|Sterling Awards - Relationship & Caregiving|0 Comments

eCareDIary

Company: eCareDIary.comURL: http://www.ecarediary.comCategory: Relationship & Caregiving

Description:

eCareDiary was created based on our experience with a family member who suffered from Parkinson’s disease. eCareDiary.com is on a social mission to help family caregivers help their loved ones age in place and age with dignity.
eCareDiary empowers family caregivers with free tools, information and resources to help them become better health managers and advocates for their […]

By |Thursday, November 10, 2011|Sterling Awards - Relationship & Caregiving|0 Comments

Eons

Company: Crew Media (Continuum Crew)URL: http://www.Eons.comCategory: Relationship & Caregiving

Description:

Eons (Eons.com) is the premier online community for baby boomers and beyond, with more than 800,000 registered members. It was founded in 2006 by Jeff Taylor, the creator of Monster.com. In 2011 Eons was acquired by Crew Media, a media services company specializing in creating high-quality digital media engagements for the mature audience. For […]

By |Thursday, November 10, 2011|Sterling Awards - Relationship & Caregiving|0 Comments

GEOSKEEPER “DAD”

Company: AEROTEL MEDICAL MOBILE SENIOR SAFETY & COMMUNICATIONURL: http://www.aerotel.com/en/products-solutions/lifecare-personal-safety-solutions/index.phpCategory: Relationship & Caregiving

Description:

DAD is the first mobile, compact cell-based PERS–personal emergency response system–that works from anywhere, in or out of the home, in the form factor of a large watch. Because it has a GSM cell phone with a regular cell number, speaker phone and GPS and movement sensitive accelerometer it can […]

By |Thursday, November 10, 2011|Sterling Awards - Relationship & Caregiving|0 Comments

Ohanarama

Company: OhanaramaURL: http://www.ohanarama.comCategory: Relationship & Caregiving

Description:

Ohanarama is the safe social network for families to connect, learn and play together online. Through Ohanarama.com or Facebook, parents set up their kids’ accounts and invite immediate and extended family members to join the secure, private family network. Once joined, elementary-age kids and their parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins can send messages, engage […]

By |Thursday, November 10, 2011|Sterling Awards - Relationship & Caregiving|0 Comments

Parentgiving.com

 

Company: ParentgivingURL: http://www.Parentgiving.com.comCategory: Relationship & Caregiving

Description:

Parentgiving.com is a unique better health and living resource for seniors and their caregivers. We provide a multi-layered information portal that includes hundreds of articles on key topics for seniors and their family members, from fall prevention to nutrition and fitness strategies. The overriding focus is on caregiving essentials and addressing the need for better communication between […]

By |Thursday, November 10, 2011|Sterling Awards - Relationship & Caregiving|0 Comments