Our explorers are discussing photo sharing as a tool for deeper engagement with family living far away. Join the discussion. Share your insights in the comments. Of course, we all know about sharing photos and videos on Social Media, and "Likes". But, what if your aging parent is not keen on using Facebook, Instagram and the … Read more
You can also use the Amazon Fire TV Cube to project an Alexa Call onto a big screen TV.
By Explorers: Susan Karplus, Lynn Davis, John Milford, Rich Selph. Dec. 2020. “Once you are a grandparent, almost nothing seems as important as interacting with your grandkids, and helping them and their parents as much as you can.” But, if you can’t visit, or live a long way away, how do you maintain the … Read more
Lutheran SeniorLife, like other senior living communities, needed to quarantine to protect our residents during the COVID pandemic. We needed to develop more creative strategies for connecting our residents and their loved ones. Here is what we did. Window visits became popular and virtual visits exploded. Residents who may have been reluctant to rely on … Read more
Photo credit: Pavan Trikutam How do you have rich and engaging interactions with your parent who you can’t visit in person? Especially if they cannot, or will not, adopt mainstream consumer technologies. That’s the challenge we are exploring in this article. After months of enforced isolation during COVID, video calling as a solution … Read more