8 Ways Technology Will Make Life Better for Retirees

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4) Smart homes

A smart home, with focus on the aging, is a home equipped with sensors that provide a ton of information on the inhabitant, in a noninvasive way.

Homes with voice related technology have existed for a while now, although have not been utilized as much as many would have thought. However, especially for retirees, homes that have the ability to do what your body may not be able to do, or do well, can provide a great benefit. A great example is the technology of refrigerators that can monitor its contents, develop a shopping list for you and at the push of a button place an order with the local grocery store and have it delivered by the end of the day. There are shades that dim according to the sunlight providing your preferred ambiance throughout the day. Voice commands can control nearly anything from temperature control, to air flow, audio and visual media. All without having to strain yourself.