Alexa Helps Me Recover My Memories

As we age, we tend to forget not only where we leave physical items or upcoming events, but also important memories such as names, past events, and locations. I found ways Alexa can help with that.

Seminar 4: Smarthome Features for a Better, Safer Life

Smart home features Seminar 4

This is the fourth in our seminar series on Aging in Place Technology and Tools to Live Independently for Longer.   View and Listen to the Seminar     Abstract Richard Caro and Frank Engelman have an ongoing collaboration to publish a series of use cases and recipes for specific “smart home features” — useful … Read more

Couch Potato Alerts

Here is my solution for a way to help me avoid sitting for too long on the couch — an occupational hazard for some retirees.

Spends too Much Time on the Couch

Spends too Much Time on the Couch

If you are looking for a way to help grandpa in remembering to get up and stretch, I have a solution for you. In fact, I’m guilty of spending most of my day on the couch and use this solution to remind me to get up and stretch at least once an hour. I’ve been using this for about a year now and I find that it really helps.