Top 10 Useful Gadgets for Seniors

“With digital products becoming omnipresent in our society, no one wants to be left behind—especially the elderly. It’s no surprise, then, that an increasing number of elderly consumers are embracing gadgets and electronics, from phones to alarms, that make day-to-day activities more convenient. As the population ages, there will be an increased need for easy-to-use devices and gadgets designed with the senior in mind.”


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For the seniors on your holiday gift list, there is a huge variety of electronic gadgets and gizmos for them to enjoy.  By visiting online shops which feature high and low-tech, you can find plenty of affordable gadgets for loved ones over the age of 65. Here is a list of the top ten gadgets for under $50.

Number 10

Older people have thin skin, literally. Reduce the danger of a grisly accident with a safety lid lifter. Priced around $25, these gadgets attach to lids, lifting them safely.

Number 9

Another handy kitchen device is for those grown-ups having a hard time gripping jar lids. An arthritic hand could do with a break. Provide this break with a $10 to $15 jar opener. It fits around jars of different sizes allowing the user to apply leverage instead of brute strength.

Number 8

Mom thinks the font in the newspaper is too small. Are publishers printing books in smaller type? Spare her from the pain of having to get reading glasses by giving her one of the many magnification gadgets on the market. An ultraviolet LED light brightens the page too. Purchase AAA batteries to go along with them.

Number 7

Mom and dad continue to maintain their own house and vehicle, but you worry they are not keeping track of how inflated (or deflated) the tires are. Answer this problem by supplying a user-friendly digital tire gauge for $20 or less.

Number 6

Your parents adore your children, particularly when they go home. The next best thing to having them around, especially if you live far away, is to have lots of picturs in the house, but photo albums clutter the place. No problem: just buy grandma and grandpa digital photo frames. Prices for these gadgets vary depending on how lavish or large they are.

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