MedMinder- Digital pill dispenser that looks like a regular seven-day model. One type is locked until it's time for medication; the other is unlocked.
Reminder Rosie- Voice-activated talking clock that tells you to take your medicine at a certain time. You can use it for other reminders, too (feed the cat, take a short walk).
CareZone- Free app you set that buzzes the phone when it’s time to take pills. You can share medication and other important information. The coolest feature: Take a photo of a pill bottle, upload it, and it gets transcribed and added to the medication list.
S.O.S. Safety Devices
GreatCall and MobileHelp have mobile PERS (personal emergency response systems) that work anywhere, not just in your house – and include fall detection.
BeClose, Evermind and Lively attach to objects your parent uses most: the bed, a toaster, the bathroom or front door or a favorite chair. You remotely determine what circumstances merit notification (if Mom hasn’t made her coffee by 10 a.m., for example).You can check their activity on your smartphone.
Used during a health crisis. Family and friends log on to get progress reports and sign up for assignments. The iPhone and iPad app synchronizes to a website.
Large touch screen, video chats, news, games, calendar, websites, IM, and photos. Also, sensor monitoring, medication prompts and telehealth device recording (weight, pulse, glucose). Caregivers connect to portal.
Touch screen tablet that “talks.” Tap the screen and the snoozing virtual dog or cat “gets up”; chatting back and forth begins. The trained staff operates and speaks through the screen remotely.