How Women Over 50 Can Age on Their Terms

By on October 9, 2020

There are many new technologies that can serve women over 50 with their aging concerns. Knowing the tools that are available to us will help women over 50 create smarter strategies. With voice-directed technology becoming more available, you can now vacuum your house without leaving your sofa. 

Autonomy empowers us as we age, helping making decisions for ourselves rather than having someone else make them for us.

Age on your terms

Technology allows you to have more freedom by taking on some of your day-to-day chores. What are some of the great technologies available to us women over 50 that will make our aging so much easier on our bodies?

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ageSmart Watches

The device that has been used for years to tell the time has been improving over the years. Now we can monitor various health concerns and key factors with the technology included in the watch. Connected to smartphones, the smartwatch can monitor your vital signs, allowing you to be notified and respond accordingly much faster than ever before.

  • Heart rate monitoring
  • Calories
  • Sedentary notification
  • Step counting

Smart Vacuumsage

The chore that you have hated for all these years is now as easy as asking your smart vacuum to start. With an app that is installed on the smartphone, you can easily control the vacuum. It will notify you if the Roomba vacuum runs into any issue during the cleaning job. With sensors, it works its way around the house, around tables, chairs, and under beds. It has never been this clean under my bed ever! The Roomba includes many features for a compact device:

  • Cleans carpets & hard floors
  • Adaptive Navigation
  • Cleans around your life
  • Senses & eliminates dirt

Amazon Echo Dot

ageOne of the leaders in voice command products, the amazon echo dot has continued to evolve and improve. The various apps and services available are extensive and growing every day. Alexa Guard is an Alexa feature that helps you keep your home safe. Alexa can send you Smart Alerts once the app has been setup. If your Echo device detects the sound of smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, or glass breaking while you’re away. Some features of the Amazon echo include;

  • Designed to protect your privacy
  • To reduce its energy consumption, this device will enter Low Power Mode when it is idle
  • Get peace of mind with Alexa Guard
  • Voice control your home
  • Ask Alexa to tell a joke, play music, answer questions, play the news, check the weather, set alarms, and more

Personal Protection and Sirenage

The perfect defense mechanism to keep you safe on the go. Commonly used by seniors to call for help in case of falling, feeling unsafe, physically threatened, medical emergencies, accidents, or allergic reactions. Great gift for parents, college students, and everyone that works evenings. It fits perfectly on to your keyring and can easily be used with 1 hand to sound the alarm and flashing LED light.

  • The 130db siren can be heard from hundreds of feet away! Scare off any attacker while simultaneously attracting help
  • The LED light helps with night-time visibility
  • Easy to activate – just pull the pin and the siren will sound

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How Women Over 50 Can Age on Their Terms