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4 Tech Tasks To Keep Your Parents Safer Online

All of us are vulnerable to fraud. But the ways some older people use technology can put them at higher risk. 

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New Technology Promotes Healthy Aging In Place

From simple wearable devices to high-tech monitoring systems, the list of gadgets designed to help aging boomers stay independent is extensive and growing.

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Who Do These Annoying Fembots Think They Are?

I try not to show jealousy. It’s only infatuation, I tell myself. Still, she appeared brazenly in my kitchen a few weeks ago, sleek and modern.

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How Digital Technology is Helping Patients Manage Chronic Pain

Digital apps have long existed to help people lose weight or track exercise, and now, developers are providing new high-tech ways for those living with chronic pain to track key measures of their conditions.

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Carol Smith is able to control the lights and the thermostat with Amazon Echo. She can ask Alexa to remind her to take medications, or even to call for help. “It gives her a great deal of independence,” said her husband, Ray. “If for some reason I have to be away, she’s able to function on her own.” (Courtesy of the Smith family)

New Tech. Helps Seniors Age In Place — And Not Feel Alone

Voice-assistive technologies like the Amazon Echo, Google Home and HomePod are likely to play a bigger role in helping seniors age in place, especially when paired with apps geared specifically for senior living.

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Technology makes your financial chores easier

Think about how difficult it was to clean a house 100 years ago, or make a phone call, or travel across the country.

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