The Easiest Tech Solutions for Aging Relatives

March 7, 2018
Updated 13d ago

When it comes to older relatives using technology, the hardest challenge is finding them devices they'll actually use. Family Circle Magazine's Lynya Floyd joins Cheddar to reveal the easiest tech solutions for the senior loved ones in our lives. She discusses why the issue is so important as millennials get older, and become caregivers in their own right.

Floyd says it's always best to start with smartphones when thinking of the right tech for seniors. She recommends an easy-to-use device called Jitterbug. Technology can help make it easier for people to maintain their independence as they get older.

Some everyday gadgets like Roomba, Nest, and Amazon's Alexa are a perfect fit for older people. Floyd says their simple interfaces will ensure your relatives actually use them. We also learn about a company that ensures people never forget to take their medications at the right times.