Most Innovative Senior Living Products 2013
With the coming wave of aging baby boomers, hundreds of entrepreneurs are bringing innovative senior living products to the market, many designed to help seniors maintain their independence at home. We've identified the most innovative, out-of-the-box products which offer seniors independence or improved lifestyles.
The winner of Most Innovative Products is awarded to the finalist that earns the highest rating during the Best Senior Living Awards. Congratulations to the winner of Most Innovative Products!
- GrandCare Systems32 Judges Score 164 Popular VoteGrandCare Systems provides the most comprehensive caregiving technology on the market today, enabling individuals to remain safe, healthy and happy at home. GrandCare’s simple, touch platform enable...
To earn a spot as a finalist for the Best Senior Living Awards, the following senior living resources received the highest number of consumer votes. Our dedicated panel of experts rated these senior living resources. Here are the Most Innovative Products as ranked by our panel.
- Captioned Telephone31 Judges Score 24 Popular VoteIdeal for people with some degree of hearing loss, the Captioned Telephone, or CapTel, works like any other telephone with one important addition: It displays every word the caller says throughout the...Telikin Computer30 Judges Score 120 Popular VoteThe Telikin Touch Computer is the perfect answer for anyone who has been frustrated with traditional PCs or has never had the opportunity to learn computers in the past. Created to be the easiest and...VTech CareLine29 Judges Score 113 Popular VoteVTech CareLine™ home telephone and personal communication system- helping seniors live connected lives at home. Seniors who want to age independently in their homes can now stay connected to frien...CogniFit Brain Fitness28 Judges Score 2954 Popular VoteCogniFit is a scientifically validated brain fitness technology that lets you assess your cognitive skills and give you an efficient brain training. Can be played on the Internet or you can download t...Dakim Brain Fitness27 Judges Score 91 Popular VoteDakim BrainFitness is the only clinically tested brain fitness software designed specifically for active adults over 60. Just 20 minutes a day of fun and engaging brain exercises can help improve your...The Translock26 Judges Score 248 Popular VoteThe Translock™ is an innovative device engineered to provide wheelchair balance, stability, and peace of mind to wheelchair users and caregivers. With its patent pending locking device, the Transloc...Vgo Robotic Telepresence25 Judges Score 89 Popular VoteVGo’s robotic telepresence solution is an ideal way to bridge the distance between friends and family members and a healthcare or assisted living facility . There’s nothing required of the patient...Caremerge24 Judges Score 320 Popular VoteCaremerge is a cloud based HIPAA compliant communication and care coordination platform for senior living. Our mobile/web apps allow onsite and offsite care providers (facility staff, physicians, the...GPS Smart Shoe23 Judges Score 354 Popular VoteWith the use of GPS Technology, the GPS Smart Shoe by GTX Corp will send you a text message if the wearer has wandered out of a predetermined area (set by you). You are directed to a website which sho...ConnectedLiving22 Judges Score 384 Popular VoteConnectedLiving is a social impact company that is transforming the experience of aging and connecting families across generations by combining simplified technology with high-touch personal support...BIG Launcher21 Judges Score 1903 Popular VoteThe BIG Launcher is a fast and simple Android home screen for the elderly and people with vision problems. It replaces the common user interface of any phone with Android 2.1 or higher with larger, r...
The following senior living resources were nominated for a chance to earn the title of Most Innovative Products. All of our nominees deserve an honorable mention for the valuable resources they provide for the senior living community!
- Nuprodx multiCHAIR17 Popular VoteThe MULTICHAIR 5200 is designed for independent wheelchair users who cannot access the tub because the toilet is in the way, or for able-bodied walkers not comfortable rotating their hips as required...Bed Specs3 Popular VoteWatch TV or read in bed without sitting up. Prism glass lenses turn your view into a downward 90-degree angle, giving you a clear view of the screen or page. If you suffer from neck pain or are confin...Jitterbug Cellphone3 Popular VoteCell phones today have become more difficult to see, harder to hear and often too complicated to use. Jitterbug cell phones offer thoughtful features, innovative apps and services The all-new Jitterbu...Memory Photo Art3 Popular VoteMemory Photo Art serves as a resource that helps persons with Alzheimer’s and related dementias connect with the people in their lives. We turn meaningful photos into oversized custom canvas visual...Paro Therapeutic Robot Seal2 Popular VotePARO is an advanced interactive robot modeled after a baby harp seal. It allows the documented benefits of animal therapy to be administered to patients in environments such as hospitals and extended...Presto Email Machine2 Popular VotePresto is a combination of the Presto Printing Mailbox and Presto Mail service. It allows you to use the convenience of email to communicate with loved ones who don't use a computer or the Internet. P...Tri Seat Adjustable Folding Seat Cane2 Popular VoteFrom walking stick to restful seat in an instant. Constructed from high quality lightweight aluminum, this durable, comfortable seat folds into a convenient walking stick in seconds. Designed to hol...Negative-Ion Infused Medical ID Bracelet1 Popular VoteMyID is a personal identification bracelet that allows medical responders to quickly pull up medical information in case of emergency. But this isn't your traditional bracelet... MyID is infused with...eNeighbor1 Popular VoteeNeighbor® remote monitoring enhances care delivery while lowering costs, increasing independence, and improving satisfaction for residents, caregivers and families. It uses state-of-the-art monitori...i-gotU GPS Tracker1 Popular VoteA small-size portable GPS tracking device that is economical and easy to use. Good for using in personal or vehicle tracking. Compact and easy to use, two-way calling, IP56 water-resistant, long batte...Balance Assessment App0 Popular VoteThis smartphone application screens for balance problems which might predispose to falls...Big Button Remotes0 Popular VoteBig Button universal remote controls are designed to operate all home entertainment devices from one large, easy to see universal remote control! These universal remote controls were designed specifi...Care Innovations Connect0 Popular VoteA lot of things other than medicine help keep people healthy—like staying connected and in touch. Care Innovations™ Connect can help seniors in independent living facilities stay in touch with car...Doro Memory Plus Phone0 Popular VoteMemoryPlus 319ph is especially helpful for people with limited dexterity or cognitive impairments. The ergonomically designed keypad, photo buttons, handset and sure slide cradle make it easy to stay...Elder 911 by Doctor Marion0 Popular VoteYour personal crisis management guide from Doctor Marion. You get the call: "Your mother has fallen and is in the hospital. How soon can you get here?" As you rush for the airport, you ask yourself:...Eldy0 Popular VoteEldy is a software that turns any standard PC into an easy-to-use computer for people that have never used a computer before. Provides into a easy six buttons interface email, internet, chat, videocon...Nexdose Medication Management System0 Popular VoteNEXDOSE® is a multi dimensional medication management system. It provides the patient with needed assistance and the healthcare provider with the means to deliver it.The NexDose® Medical Digital Ass...The One Handed Combination Cutting Board allows people with one hand, limited use of their hands or weakness in both hands the ability to prepare meals safely and independently! It comes complete with...Patient Journal App0 Popular VoteBeing a patient or having a loved one in the hospital can be stressful and confusing. You are in a new environment with lots of information being given to you. There is so much to think about and to p...Photo Dialer0 Popular VotePhoto Dialer features: Push the Picture Button and the Phone Automatically Dials the Programmed Number, Programs in Seconds, Big Button Dialer with 12 Photo Keys, One Touch Dialing System Connects to...Sonamba Monitoring System0 Popular VoteThe Sonamba Monitoring System is designed for seniors living independently. This useful device combines some nice entertainment features with valuable tools for seniors including; medication reminders...TabSafe In-Home Medication Dispensing System0 Popular VoteTabSafe is an easy-to-use, effective solution for managing medications yet can accommodate even the most complex schedules. Our medication management system reminds the user, dispenses medications, al...Zomm Lifestyle Connect0 Popular VoteWe've taken the guesswork out of monitoring your health. Your connected devices flow their data through Lifestyle Connect, which then sends it to anyone in your Personal Safety Network and simultaneou...
Award Program Details
- Innovative senior living products
- Technology-enabled products and gadgets which help seniors maintain their independence
- Apps and other products to help seniors or caregivers keep track of medications, appointments and other lifestyle functions