Technology for Independent Living

Healthsmart Talking Blood Pressure  Monitor

Many individuals have to take their blood pressure every day and report it to their doctors. What do you do if you are blind or low vision and can’t read your reading? This talking blood pressure monitor is the solution! It is clinically accurate, and speaks out loud what your systolic and diastolic blood pressures are, as well as your heart rate, and will even tell you if your blood pressure is high or low and it will tell you if your heart rate is irregular. It comes with 2 sizes of cuffs and will store 120 readings for 2 people with date and time stamp. What a great way to monitor your health!

It can be picked up for around $80.00

AllTrails App for Getting Out of Doors

This app has the largest collection of detailed, hand curated trail maps so you can hit the trail with confidence. Wherever you might be, quickly find the perfect hike, bike path, by length, rating. Filter by dog or kid friendly trails or even trails with great views. And it can provide a sense of security even if you are out of cell phone range. Turn your phone into a GPS tracker that can record your location. It shows important information like elevation changes, wheelchair friendly and whether it’s paved or partially paved. So let’s get out there!