Gadget Corner | Gadgets for Seniors, Caregivers, & Others
Our Gadget Corner features unique products which have extra benefits for the older population.*
Stereo Turntable with AM/FM Radio
This stereo turntable does exactly what you want it to do–play your beloved records (33, 45, or 78 RPM). It also has an AM/FM radio. Great looks with simple controls! Visit www.firststreetonline.com to read more details.
OXO GOOD GRIPS Uplift Tea Kettle: Anniversary Edition
OXO, a company known for its ergonomic products, has introduced a gorgeous tea kettle with a cork handle for easy gripping and resists heat. The spout opens automatically–no levers to pull or buttons to push. Visit www.elderluxe.com to see specs and ordering information.
Leather Retro Digital Camera with Look-Through View Finder
This retro camera looks low-tech, but is actually a high-tech 16 megapixel point-and-shoot digital camera. Familiar looking and easy to use. A great gift for the senior in your life. Go to www.firststreetonline.com for more details.
Lighted Pill Box
This beautiful lighted pill box is a great inexpensive gift! Functional yet attractive, this lighted pill box outshines others. The light makes pills easy to see. Perfect stocking stuffer! Go to www.amazon.com to purchase.
Motion Activated Light
No more stumbling out of bed in the dark! This light senses movement and automatically turns itself on. Great by the bed or in a hallway. It features adjustable brightness control, a timer, and auto-shut off. Go to www.GoldViolin.com for more details.
Sabi Pill Containers
Sabi has taken pill containers from ugly to stylish. No longer does your daily ritual of taking supplements or medicine need to be dispensed from a drab product. They’ve designed a whole line of products from pill splitters to pill containers with an attached water bottle. Their “Folio” model is shown–it looks like a designer notepad, but reveals a week’s worth of pills inside. See the complete line at www.sabi.com.
We’ve all had trouble with drawstrings slipping to the back of our sweatpants or PJs. With this nifty tool, you’ll no longer have to use safety pins to work the drawstring back through the hole. It also has other uses such as pulling clogs from drains and grabbing wires/jewelry from hard-to-reach places. Visit www.creativecommodities.com.
Brinno Electronic PeepHole Viewer
Brinno electronic PeepHole viewer turns a tiny peephole into a 3″ LCD display. You’ll never have to strain to see who is outside your door. Easy to install and use. For more information go to www.brinno.com.
Electronic Crossword Puzzle Dictionary
This Merriam-Webster crossword puzzle dictionary is perfect for the serious crossword puzzle solver. Why keep a heavy book around when you can have reference at your fingertips? Featuring a thesaurus as well as a crossword puzzle dictionary, plus several word games built in. Perfect for those without internet access. Visit www.franklin.com/cwp-570 to read more.
OXO No-Spill Ice Cube Tray
This new product from OXO will revolutionize ice cube trays! This tray allows you to fill with water and freeze on its side, if you’d like. Visit www.oxo.com for more information.
emPower!™ Electronic-Adjusting Eye Wear
emPower! is the first electronic-focusing eyewear. The glasses adjust according to your movements. You can also control the focus with a slide switch on the frame.
Go to www.pixeloptics.com for details.
AquaJogger® Bouyancy Belt
Just in time for summer pool fun! The AquaJogger allows you to be suspended in water at shoulder level. You can breathe normally, your hair and face won’t get submersed, and best of all–this belt allows you to tone your abdominal muscles with low-impact exercise. Visit www.aquajogger.com to watch a video and for more information.
Front Porch Classics’ Lawn Bowling Set
This classic lawn bowling set is outdoor fun for the whole family! The set comes with 10 wooden milk bottle pins and a water-resistent carrying bag. The retro design is reminiscent of a more innocent time. Go to www.universitygames.com to learn more.
Bionic Silver Golf Gloves
Created by an orthopedic hand surgeon, and awarded the Arthritis Foundation’s Ease-of-Use Commendation, these fine leather gloves will help make Dad’s golf swing go farther and faster! Visit www.elderluxe.com for more information.
Playing Card Holder
Another great item for Dad! This playing card holder will relieve arthritic hands so he can keep a poker face. Cards will rest firmly on the table, last longer, and corners won’t bend in this holder. Go to www.senior-friendlyproducts.com to learn more.
Dyson Air MultipliersTM (Bladeless Fans)
These sleek, stylish fans have no blades or grilles. Dyson fans are safe for the grandkids, easy to clean, and don’t cause annoying buffeting. Visit www.dyson.com for more information.
The Magic Opener to makes it easier to open any kind of cans with tabs or bottles with pop-off or twist-top caps. Great for athritic hands. Go to www.magicopener.com to watch a product demonstration.
Magic Tap Touch Light Dimmer:
This handy product dims your lamp as well as turning it off and on. Perfect for those with arthritis or for lamps placed in awkward-to-reach locations. Visit www.ElderStore.com for more details.
SafeHip® Hip Protector
SAFEHIP® is a unique product worn by people prone to hip fractures. Each hip protector disperses the energy as one falls. Several types are available for every lifestyle, from active to sedentary, and may be worn on the outside or inside of clothing depending on the style. Visit www.safehip.com for more information.
Tek Pal Universal Remote
Do all the buttons on your remote confuse you or your loved one? This Tek Pal Big Button remote from Tek Pal may be the answer. This universal remote has 6 large lighted buttons. Go to www.bigbuttonremotes.com for more information.
Zadro Nano Handheld UV Disinfection Light Scanner
This product uses a UV-C light which eliminates 99.99% of bacteria, mold, fungus and viruses from most surfaces in only 10-seconds. Handy purse size makes germ-killing easy and convenient! Visit www.elderluxe.com for more information.
Maxell Ergomotion Mouse
Carpal tunnel and arthritis sufferers will appreciate the ErgoMotion mouse which rocks, swivels and pivots. It keeps your hand and wrist from having repetetive stress injury since they are never in a fixed position. Go to www.goodhouskeeping.com to see a product review.
Walker Sneaker Glides:
Add some whimsey to sterile walkers! These fun walker glides are functional as well as fun. Go to www.GoldViolin.com for more information.
Digital Measuring Cup and Scale:
This is an all-in-one easy-to-read kitchen helper! This digital measuring cup measures both dry and ingredients with accuracy. Check out www.eldergadget.com for a closer look.
Never lose your keys again! The Loc8tor Lite’s tracking device will quickly help you find your lost keys, remote wallet, even people and pets. Go to www.loc8tor.com to read more.
Retro Handset For Your Cell Phone:
Dog Walker’s Dumbbells
Get an upper body workout while walking your best friend! This leash/dumbbell combination is perfect getting in a quick workout. Click on www.hammacher.com to read more.
VIOLight Cell Phone Sanitizer:
Think about all you touch everyday–all those germs from your hands end up on your cell phone. VIOLight’s unique UV sanitizer safely eliminates those germs on your phone, and also can be used for your other devices such as iPods, earbuds, and Bluetooth headsets. Visit cellphone.violight.com to learn more.
Digital Slide Show Brag Bags:
Want to show off the latest snapshots of your grandkids, your latest vacation pics, or photos of Fido–without taking out your photo album? This purse is for you! This bag is both stylish and practical as well. Go to www.elderluxe.com for details.
LoJack SafetyNet Tracking Device:
LoJack, makers of the theft prevention device for your car, has developed a product that will track your loved one who wanders. The tracking software is embedded in a band the person can wear on their wrists or ankles. Visit www.safetynetsource.com for more information.
Fred the Humidifier:
Good for skin and air–With dryer weather headed our way, it is beneficial for every home to have a humidifier. “Fred” is one of the sleekest humidifiers on the market! Visit www.stadlerform.ch/products to learn more.
Invisia Collection Grab Bars:
Need the added safety of grab bars in your bathroom but don’t like the utilitarian look and feel of traditional grab bars? The Invisia Collection is just for you! The collection features “a series of luxurious bathroom accessories that also happen to be grab bars hidden in plain sight,” according to the Invisia Collection’s website. Visit www.invisiacollection.com to see the entire collection.
StrideLite Lighted Safety Umbrella:
This isn’t your ordinary umbrella! It not only keeps rain off your back, but also keeps your path lighted with high-intensity light, providing visibility at night for over a quarter mile away. Called a “Best Bet” from Seattle Business Magazine and featured on the Today show. Visit www.bright-night.com to learn more.
OXO Big Button Soap/Lotion Dispenser:
No more slipping or mess! The OXO Good Grips Big Button Soap and Lotion Dispenser features a big, soft, non-slip button for easy dispensing. The top has a large opening for no-mess refilling; just unscrew the top to access. It’s constructed of stainless steel, holds up to 14oz of soap or lotion, and for stability, has a non-slip base. Visit www.oxo.com for more details.
Bionic Garden Gloves:
These garden gloves were developed in conjunction with an orthopedic hand surgeon, especially for arthritis sufferers. These gloves provide extra support and mild compression to help reduce pain and discomfort from swollen and sore joints. Visit www.bionicgloves.com for more information.
This is a book light unlike any other! LightWedge attatches to the side of the page, providing bright, even LED light throughout the page. Perfect for reading in bed, in cars, and anywhere extra light is needed. Visit www.lightwedge.com to read more.
dbest Collapsible Smart Cart:
Stylish and Sturdy! The Smart Cart is an easy-to-use collapsible rolling cart, convenient for anyone on the go. It has smooth gliding wheels for easy maneuverability, weighs less than 3 lbs, carries 110 lbs, and folds to just 2 inches for convenient storage. Visit www.dbestproducts.net for more information.
Tired of back-breaking yard work? Gator Grabber helps you pick up almost anything without bending straining your back. Go to www.radiusgarden.com for more information and to see it in action!
VIOlight Dental Spa:
This handy device utilizes UV light & sonic waves for amazing cleaning results. Its dual action cleans and sanitizes dentures, bite plates, retainers, whitening trays, sports mouthguards and more. Learn more and watch a product demonstration at www.violight.com.
Cool Touch Microwave Bowl:
Don’t burn your fingers again! The Cool Touch Microwave Bowl consists of two bowls nested within each other. The inner ceramic bowl evenly heats your food while the insulated plastic bowl remains cool to the touch. Search for “Cool Touch Microwave Bowl” online.
Oregon Scientific Grill Right Wireless Talking BBQ/Oven Thermometer:
This thermometer audibly announces when your meat is at the proper temperature…in five languages! Visit us.oregonscientific.com to read more.
Leveron Door Knob Lever:
The Leveron Doorknob Lever Adapter is a universal door knob lever adapter; it will fit all door knobs regardless of size or shape and on either side of interior or exterior doors. For more information, visit www.wrightstuff.biz.
Big Lamp Switch:
The Big Lamp Switch knob is 2 inches in diameter and has three large spokes which help to create more leverage for turning lamp switches. Simply unscrew and remove your regular switch and replace with this one. Visit www.wrightstuff.biz.
No more burned fingers when boiling, blanching, or steaming food! This silicon, dishwasher safe gadget is flexible, non-stick, and easy to use. For more information and to watch a product demonstration, visit www.fusionbrands.com.
The Toasty Toes Ergonomic Heated Foot Rest:
Are your feet always cold? This safe, low-watt heated footrest will provide relief as it warms your feet and legs. Visit www.cozyproducts.com for more information.
Provides assistance for seniors getting in and out of an automobile. Simply roll down your window and put the end of the CarCaddie strap around the top of the window frame. Then snap the buckle in place, adjust the handle height, and roll up the window. Made of durable, long lasting nylon. The rubber cushion grip provides a comfortable gripping surface. The buckle has an ergonomic design making it easy to open and close. Visit http://stander.com/car-caddie.html for more information.
One Touch Can Opener:
With just one touch, this can opener automatically opens your cans in seconds. It will work on any size can whether small, medium or large. Opener cuts from sides so it doesn’t leave any sharp edges. Great for those with arthritis or carpal tunnel. Visit www.asseenontv.com for product information.
Electric Rabbit Corkscrew:
Ring in the new year and other occasions with this electric corkscrew. No more wrist strains–just push a button and the screw twists into the cork. Then, without any leverage or tugging, the rechargeable-battery operated device pulls the cork out. It comes in three stylish colors. Visit www.metrokane.com to see product information.
Moshi Voice Control Alarm Clock:
With the Moshi VC Alarm Clock, you are in complete control by using the voice activated commands-no more complicated settings requiring pressing buttons. This affordable clock has 12 voice activated commands: Time, Set Time, Alarm, Set Alarm, Alarm Sound, Turn off the Alarm, Sleep Sound, Play Sleep Sound, Today’s Date, Temperature, Night Light, and Help Menu. Visit www.moshilifestyle.com for product information and to watch a product demonstration.
Electric Assisted Bicycle:
This uniquely designed portable lamp doubles as a flashlight. Great for travel and emergencies, it’s battery-powered and provides 6 hours of full-spectrum bright Naturalight™. Visit us.daylightcompany.com for more information.
The HurryCane is a lightweight, collapsible, pivoting, lightweight folding cane. “The Cadillac of canes,” says one user. Check it out at www.TheHurryCane.com.
MedFlash Personal Health Manager
MedFlash is a Personal Health Record (PHR) with 1GB of storage. It holds personal medical/lifestyle records and can be used on Windows based computers. Attach it to your keyring for instant access. Click www.medflash.com for more details.
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