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Keep the Whole Family Connected.

Put this Lab-tested tech tool on your what-to-buy-for-the-holidays list: grandPad is a device specially designed to be used by seniors, who often feel left out of our Instagram world. Its simple interface makes it a snap to take and send photos, access music, do video chats, dictate (instead of type) emails and more. A subscription is $75 a month and includes the device and live customer support plus data.



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Bernadine Winter’s daughter introduced her to a grandPad. Now Ms. Winter, 85, has weekly video calls with her children and grandchildren, posts photos and listens to country music. She also plays her favorite games, solitaire and blackjack, on the grandPad.

Constance Gustke in The New York Times
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The ranks of older and frail adults are growing rapidly in the developed world, raising alarms about how society is going to help them take care of themselves in their own homes ... there was growing evidence that staying connected, even electronically, offsets the cognitive decline associated with aging

Internet, tablet and smartphone systems such as grandPad, a simplified tablet for older adults ... are emerging to help with care and staving off isolation.

John Markoff in The New York Times
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FOX News talks about grandPad in their article about Senior citizen-friendly gadgets, calling it a tablet "Designed for family members to include grandparents in the social media conversation" and highlighting the "thorough onboarding process that even includes loading custom music."


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Such an interesting product ... the company has put in an amazing amount of effort to ensure that the tablet works for people over 75

I'd forgotten all about the GrandPad's Facebook-feed feature and took photos at a recent auto show. My dad called to tell me he liked the pictures I'd taken of the new Bugatti on display, and I suddenly realized he was being included in my day. It was amazing, given how little my dad understands technology, that he enjoyed using this device.

John Brandon of PCWorld

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Robert Seigel asks Laurie Orlov about any interesting technologies that caught her eye at the Consumer Electronic Show. Orlov mentions the grandPad and it's "secure set" of capabilities.


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Seniors love technology too, and some companies are starting to notice


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Blog Posts


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Learning with technology
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Seniors and Depression- Keeping Family Connected

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Videos


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Dr. Kerry Burnight Discusses grandPad on KUSI

Senior depression and isolation is the leading cause of cognitive decline. Dr. Kerry Burnight explains how grandPad is designed to help prevent senior loneliness

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WGN's Marcus Leshock went to meet the people behind a new tablet that is helping seniors stay connected with their loved ones

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Comfort Keepers + grandPad on Home & Family

Senior citizens advocate, Myles McNamara, talks about keeping seniors happy, healthy, and connected with grandPad on Hallmark

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Acer IFA Press Conference

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Acer Global Press Conference 2016 New York City

Check out grandPad CEO Scott Lien discuss the inception of the company and the importance of keeping seniors digitally connected

This week on Full Frame: Connecting the world through music

grandPad CEO Scott Lien discusses the grandPad senior tablet and the power of music on the lives of seniors

The Simple Senior Tablet

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Dear Santa

Happy holiday wishes from the grandPad Team

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