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Carepool – Transportation for individuals with disabilities

Finding transportation can be rather challenging for individuals with disabilities. Carepool is a company that aims to help individuals get to doctors’ appointments, jobs, and more.  John Massey founded Carepool after hearing of his grandmother’s difficulties with transportation.  According to the company’s website: “We aim to empower lives to the highest level of independence possible. […]

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Dose Flip Smart Medication Dispenser

We’ve written about different medication dispensers such as the Hero Smart Pill Dispenser.  Another available option is Dose Flip, which is a portable smart pill box.  It can be set up to match an individual’s medication schedule, to ensure they receive the correct medications at the right times. At the scheduled time, the Dose Flip […]

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Rollova 2.0 Digital Ruler

Whether you’re measuring space in your living room to make sure a couch fits, or to see how wide a shirt is, people mostly use a tape measure for these tasks.  However, tape measures (or rulers, etc.) are manual and require using both hands.  If you’re looking for a newer, easier way to measure something, […]

Care Direct Offers All-in-One Solution

In response to the home care needs born out of the COVID pandemic, the Welsh startup company, Care Direct Technology, launched a suite of assistive technology products. As the company’s website describes, Care Direct is the “only all-in-one solution that uses cutting edge technology to remotely and passively monitor service users to retain independence, reduce loneliness […]

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Tricella Smart Pillbox

Over the years we’ve written and talked about several smart pillboxes. Yet another available option is the Tricella Smart Pillbox. The Tricella Smart Pillbox is an innovative Bluetooth-enabled smart 7-day pillbox that helps users remember to take their daily medication.  The pillbox features built-in sensors that can detect if either you or a loved one […]

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SkyAngelCare Fall Detection Pendant

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Amazon’s new subscription service, Alexa Together, which provides round-the-clock protection for individuals aging in place.  If you pair a compatible fall detection device, like SkyAngelCare, with Alexa Together, Alexa will call Amazon’s Urgent Response team and contact a designated caregiver in the event of a fall. SkyAngelCare […]