Technology Tools for Seniors
Remember the days when the being tech savvy meant knowinghow to program the VCR?
There?s no shortage of technology these days, but newtechnology can also be overwhelming and difficult to figure out how to use. However, technology can have a lot of benefits when you know how to use it. Check out these easy to use tools that are fun to use and have a lot of benefits.
By now you?ve probably seen people with some type of fitness tracker on their wrists in place of a watch. But these are for people who run alot or always go to the gym right? Think again. A lot of fitness trackers cantrack everything from steps to sleep quality to heart rate (and they tell youthe time like a normal watch would). You don?t have to run a race for these tobe effective. These devices are meant to help you lead a healthier, more activelife. Try one out and head over to an adult playground to see how you like it!
Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)
The Medical Care Alert Home & Away system combines allof these features and is small and water resistant, allowing you to keep itwith you wherever you go.
Who said you can?t have as much fun as your grandchildrenwith video games? Many studies have found that people who play video games formental exercise experience a boost in memory and brain function. If you have aWii, you also get in some light physical activity as well. Grab a few games andpractice and then challenge the grandkids!
Have some other types of technology you?ve found useful? Letus know in the comments!