Thursday, May 29, 2008

Harnessing "silver power" in Japan

Just like almost everywhere else, older folks in Japan are staying in the workforce longer. They also have high technology to help them live independently. Check out the high-tech electric kettle below.

Whenever she uses it, Mrs. Oheo's James Bondian kettle automatically sends a text message to her daughter's cell phone, letting her know that Mom's alright.

—Mellow Monk

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