You know you’re getting older when you start looking around for the little things in life that are going to make life easier for you. A smart speaker to remind you when you need to go and get that check-up, off the shelf reading glasses that bring your book back into focus. It’s the little things that help.
Today we’re looking at some smart tech that is guaranteed to make life better, easier and a little bit more fun as we age.
We’ve already mentioned smart speakers but these things really are amazing. Get them to dim the lights, call a friend, remind you of where you need to be and play your favorite tracks. The internet of things, or the network of integrated tech around your home, is extraordinary and is the future for so many of us.
Your car with its link up to your phone, which has apps to control the lighting and heating in your home remotely. It’s all about making life more streamlined and efficient for your home now and later down the line.
First there were just doorbells and now there are the smart versions. Yes they can allow you to provide access in and out of your home at the touch of a button but these doorbells also include a camera and speaker. Download the app to your laptop, tablet or phone and you’ll be able to see who’s at your door wherever you are in the world. The camera can be accessed at any time, so if you’re checking in on what the cat’s up to in your front garden and see someone acting suspiciously, challenge them over the speaker.
They also have the added benefit of allowing you to communicate with your parcel delivery person. Even if you’re not in, you can instruct them to leave the parcel in a safe place on your property and you’ll never miss a delivery again.
Smart and safe, these doorbells are a must for every homeowner.
No-one wants to think about their sight or hearing deteriorating as they get older but it happens to so many that if you’re one of them you want the latest in hearing technology. Something smart, discrete and powerful.
We’re talking about tiny digital aids that not only fit in your ear but also offer you Bluetooth streaming and hands free calling facilities for your phone. The future of hearing is right here, learn more about how to keep them running for longer.
You’re not growing old gracefully, your fighting it tooth and nail and with the very best in technology to help you out, your home and your health is future proof for quite some to come. Take a look at what can give you the practical edge in your household. From smart speakers that help run your life to doorbells that act as doorman to hearing technology that can transform your audio experiences.
Fun, practical and not gadgets that will break the bank, shop around for great tech today.
CANDY TAI is a wife to David and mom of 5 with a degree in Communications. She's a native Texan (Hook 'Em Horns!) who's been making her home in the Kansas City metro area for nearly 15 years. She loves being able to shuffle her kids from their various sports activities, piano lessons, and school activities. She enjoys fashion, beauty, reality TV, and moviegoing.