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Myoshirt Assists Arm Function in Daily Living

There are many reasons why a person’s arm or upper limb function may be impaired. Whether caused by acquired or congenital disorders or common aging, having limited arm function can make activities of daily living a challenge. That’s where the Myoshirt comes in. This modular, soft, wearable robot supports both shoulder stability and mobility. Assistive […]

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Relish Day Hub

Last week, I wrote about the Relish Day Connect Clock, which is a simplified clock for individuals with dementia.  Another available product that helps promote independence is the Relish Day Hub! According to the product’s description: “The Day Hub is the first product of its kind on the market, with patent-pending technology that provides a […]

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Relish Day Connect Clock

If you’re looking for a product to help your loved one with dementia maintain their independence, the Alzheimer’s Store has several products to offer.  One of their available products is the Relish Day Connect Clock. According to the Alzheimer’s Store’s description: “One thing we know causes heartache for families dealing with dementia is the loss […]

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MedReady Automatic Medication Dispenser

Many individuals aging in place may have difficulty remembering and taking their medications when they’re supposed to.  The original MedReady Automatic Medication Dispenser can help with that! According to the product’s website, “MedReady increases medication compliance up to 96.7% by virtually eliminating missed doses and overdosing medication.  If the medication is prescribed correctly, the effectiveness […]

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Keep track of loved ones with GPS SmartSole

There are several GPS tracking devices available on the market to help individuals keep track of their loved ones aging in place.  A majority of these devices are wearables like watches, pendants, etc.  Another type of GPS tracking device that is available is the GPS SmartSole. The GPS SmartSole device is similar to an orthotic […]

Recognition and Resources for Seniors

  For the first time in U.S. history, adults aged 65 and older are projected to outnumber children under 18. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, roughly 78 million seniors will be living in America by 2035. And according to AARP, 75 percent of older adults prefer aging at home as opposed to senior living […]