This past year has been hard, especially for seniors. Being isolated for so long can definitely take its toll. If you are still feeling a bit lonely going into the new year, here are some tech products to help fight isolation.
Continue to stay in your child’s and grandchild’s life while still staying distant with this photo sharer. Family members just need to download the app and they can send updated pictures right to your home. // Familink – 3G Photo Frame for The Older Generation, $169.90; Amazon
Voice-activated speakers are perfect for those who aren’t great with computers and smartphones. Just hook it up with Siri and it can help with daily tasks and reminders without the frustration. // Apple – HomePod mini – White, $99; Best Buy
Let your loved ones know you are thinking about them with a long distance lamp. When you touch the lamp it will emit a glow on yours and the one it is connected to. // Long Distance Friendship Lamp, $85-$170; Uncommon Goods
Stay connected with your family without the computer or phone. This video calling device allows you to call your loved ones phones or tablets with just a few easy steps. // Facebook – Portal Mini Smart Video Calling 8″ Display with Alexa, $129.99; Best Buy
If you have been thinking about adding a furry friend to your life, think about adding this robotic one. This pup has all of the movements and sounds of a regular dog, minus the mess and chores. // Companion Pet Pup, $129.99; Joy for All
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