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Technology Divide Between ‘Haves’ and ‘Have-Nots’ Roils Pandemic Response

Family gatherings on Zoom and FaceTime. Online orders from grocery stores and pharmacies. Telehealth appointments with physicians. These have been lifesavers for many older adults staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

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CES Gadget Show: New Aids Help Caregivers

A robot that can fetch toilet paper when you’re stranded on the loo and services to keep track of the elderly from afar were among the technologies showcased this week at the annual CES gadget show in Las Vegas.

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Alexa Could Be Your Go-To Doctor In The Future

Amazon has partnered with numerous health care companies, including several in California, to let consumers and employees use Alexa for health care purposes.

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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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