Elderly

05.29.14
Germany turns to 3D printed food to help those who can't swallow
05.29.14

Germany turns to 3D printed food to help those who can't swallow

See that meal up there? All of it was crafted on a 3D printer. Smoothfood is a project designed to...

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02.10.14
Japanese smart diaper is destined to have a lot of crappy days
02.10.14

Japanese smart diaper is destined to have a lot of crappy days

The current move towards wearables is surely good news for us, but unremittingly bad news for them...

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10.26.13
Ask Engadget: best device for the elderly?
10.26.13

Ask Engadget: best device for the elderly?

We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's...

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07.24.13
Should your auntie buy an iPad?
07.24.13

Should your auntie buy an iPad?

Over at Macworld, Senior Editor Chris Breen has an answer to this all-important question: should y...

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09.24.12
Toyota builds assistive robot to help the disabled around the home
09.24.12

Toyota builds assistive robot to help the disabled around the home

Toyota has built the Human Support Robot, a 70 pound 'droid designed to help the elderly and less-...

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08.25.12
Meet the OwnFone: a customizable mobile phone that epitomizes simplicity
08.25.12

Meet the OwnFone: a customizable mobile phone that epitomizes simplicity

The OwnFone is neither smart nor world-friendly, and yet it's managed to grab our attention just t...

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07.03.12
GreatCall outs Samsung-made Jitterbug Plus, for folks who want a phone without all the smarts
07.03.12

GreatCall outs Samsung-made Jitterbug Plus, for folks who want a phone without all the smarts

Adding features to a senior-friendly phone kind of defeats the purpose, but a sleeker design, impr...

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05.08.12
Clarity Pal hands-on, a new phone for senior citizens
05.08.12

Clarity Pal hands-on, a new phone for senior citizens

In a perfect world, your grandparents wouldn't need a lick of help getting the most out of a smart...

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05.02.12
Newcastle University preps in-car GPS for the elderly, helps grandmum get home safely
05.02.12

Newcastle University preps in-car GPS for the elderly, helps grandmum get home safely

Most Engadget readers will have grown up with GPS, but the UK's Newcastle University has realized...

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