Hollenbeck Palms

Gadgets seniors will love

With the surge of technology over the years and its applications in everyday life, seniors are experiencing a renaissance of sorts. The advent of smartphones, software, social media and other technologies means seniors are connecting to the world with a simple swipe. From ensuring personal safety, keeping up with events, improving overall wellbeing and growing social circles, seniors are benefiting from the many advances in technology.

Along those lines, the following products might be of interest to you and are sure to be the subject of conversation for all the right reasons. If you enjoy the tech side of things  or know a senior who does, here are some products that make life easier and that you might consider putting on your Amazon wish list for them.


Pocket-sized wireless modem

If you frequently travel, spotty cellular service can be frustrating. Connecting to a free hotspot is often unreliable and can pose security risks. Fortunately, a wireless modem or hotspot can provide a solution.

This device is designed to be travel-sized, making it easy to pack and take with you on the road. You can easily create a Wi-Fi network via Ethernet, providing you with a strong and fast connection for HD streaming on all of your devices. The device features one switch for multiple modes, making it perfect for Wi-Fi usage at home, in your hotel room or while traveling.

The device has a two-year warranty and unlimited 24/7 technical support, ensuring that you have access to help whenever you need it.


Translator earbuds

Enjoy learning new languages? Do you travel to various corners of the globe? Then this on-demand and the two-way translation-on-a-dedicated device is the ultimate travel companion.

Featuring 40 languages, the device instantly translates and will also double as headphones for calls, movies and music. Users enjoy the natural flow of the translations, which use patented interpretation technology to pick up and segment speech as naturally as possible. The device does not need Wi-Fi and runs on different modes, such as touch mode and listen mode, in which the phone picks up sentences automatically and translates them. It will also capture your voice and output a translation through your phone so anyone can hear it.


Solar power bank

Get a solar bank for your smartphone and other battery devices. With an integrated solar panel, the device recharges on renewable sunlight and gives you peace of mind that you’ll never be without a battery charging source for your essential electronics.

Equipped with a long-range super bright LED flashlight, this power bank can continuously work for up to 100 hours. It has two USB output ports that support the QC3.0 fast-charge protocol, provided your device is compatible with it.

Mini Drone

This affordable drone captures your memories from new and exciting viewpoints. The mini drone folds up, is easy to fly and comes fully loaded with the features you need to inject a new cinematic dimension into your videos.


Digital measuring tape

This laser tape measure is a highly innovative tool that features an all-in-one minimalist design, which is not only sleek but also easy to handle. The matte texture finish is fingerprint-resistant, and the single-button operation allows for effortless use. The IRing laser measurement tool is a winner of the Red Dot Design Award and is specifically designed with a small yellow ring made of skin-friendly rubber paint for comfortable handling.



This smartwatch is equipped with advanced health monitoring features that track various aspects of your well-being such as energy levels, respiration, stress, sleep, estimated heart rate and hydration.

In addition to its health monitoring features, the smartwatch allows you to easily download songs from various music platforms like Spotify and Amazon Music. With the option to connect headphones (sold separately), you can enjoy listening to your favorite playlist even when you’re away from your phone.


Enjoying Life At Hollenbeck Palms

If you live at Hollenbeck Palms, you may enjoy some of these new gadgets right on our 8.5-acre garden campus with friends! Here is a little more about our property.

Before even stepping inside, prospective residents of Hollenbeck Palms immediately take notice of the beautiful grounds and scenic views of Downtown LA – which sets the scene for what life is like as a resident. Diverse backgrounds and life experiences are a common thread among residents, all of whom share the desire to live purposeful lives in a fostering and welcoming community that is Hollenbeck Palms.

Our community aims to ensure everyone feels at home from day one and can integrate

into the cadence of everyday living without delay. From working out in the gym to joining cooking classes, live concerts or ballroom dancing, there’s plenty to explore and do.

Learn more about our vibrant senior living community here. Also, feel free to send an email to [email protected] or call us at (323) 307-4505.