In-Home Care and High Tech Gifts

The Ultimate Tech Gifts…For Seniors Using In-home Care in Fallbrook

Even Seniors Under In-home Care in Fallbrook Love High-Tech Gifts!

We saw it happen again: whether it’s an iPad, the newest tablet, or a laptop that is even lighter and thinner than the ones preceding it, technological gifts seem to top the list every Christmas season.We don’t normally think of seniors under in-home care in Fallbrook as getting excited about these types of gifts, but manufacturers are paying attention to the senior demographic. Even as young users look for more speed and higher-definition displays, the elderly are finding more products designed specifically for ease of use.

Phones

A cell phone is a fantastic safety device for seniors, but in the past they have been difficult for the less tech-savvy to operate, especially in the case of an emergency. There are a number of phone manufacturers, however, that now offer phones with simplified functions and extra-large displays and keys. These easy-to-use phones allow a senior to call for help even in pitch darkness or during a power outage.

Computers

If you simply list the features that cause your aging parent to resist learning to use a computer, you are very likely to find a product that cancels out all of those objections. Touch screens have replaced tricky keyboards; email and webcams only take a few buttons to operate; and networking even allows you to take over your parent’s computer from a distance and accomplish a task that they are having trouble with.

In-home Care in San Diego County and Multiple-Device Systems

Once you set it up for your parents, a network of multiple devices can be very easy and enjoyable for them to use. By connecting the Internet to a large screen TV, for example, you can allow your parents to webcam or look at your vacation photos in life size.

Even a senior who benefits from in-home care in San Diego County can enjoy the benefits of technology, thanks to companies that want to establish a foothold in the growing elderly population. Christmas is over but it’s not too late to surprise your loved one with a gift. Don’t stop at a great sweater or a coffee table decoration for your elderly loved ones—go high-tech!

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Tim Colling

Tim Colling is the founder and President of A Servant's Heart In-Home Care, which provided in-home caregiving services in San Diego County, and also of A Servant's Heart Geriatric Care Management, which provided
professional geriatric care management services and long term care placement services in San Diego County. Tim has more than 30 years of experience in management in a variety of industries. He held a Certified Care Manager credential from the National Academy of Certified Care Managers. Tim is also a Certified Public Accountant (retired), and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from California State University at San Diego. In addition to writing blog posts here for the Servant’s Heart blog, Tim also is a regular contributor to HealthLine.com and to FamilyAffaires.com as well as blogs of other eldercare services provider companies. Finally, Tim is also the president of A Servant's Heart Web Design and Marketing, which provides home care marketing as well as website design and online marketing for those who serve the elderly and their families.

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