How AI helps people with dementia stay independent

Bobby Redman was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia in 2015, after falling over frequently and having dangerous memory lapses, causing saucepans to catch fire on her cookstove and bath to overflow. In 2020 she was advised that she needed to move into a domestic aged care home, which scared the daylights out of her. “I had […]

The best Tablets for Seniors

Being connected to your friends and family is important, and technology allows us to do this, now more than ever. The limitations of distance are no longer a factor for staying in contact and regularly seeing loved ones. Tablets have brought video chat and internet browsing from relatively difficult-to-see phone screens to much bigger ones, […]

Latest Text Scam – Beware

‘Tug at the heartstrings’: scammers target parents and grandparents by impersonating children who need help Scammers have no boundaries regarding compensation as they continue to find creative ways of scamming people. Pretending to be children in need of financial help, authorities are warning parents and grandparents of this new messaging scam. WHAT ARE THE SIGNS?  […]

The way the older Australians use technology is changing

According to the latest research from National Senior Australians, older Australians have improved their digital skills over the last four years. Professor John McCallum, CEO of Nation Seniors Australia, highlights the Covid -19 Pandemic as playing a significant role in this, with lockdowns forcing people to embrace digital communication. There is still a natural lag […]