Best Kitchen Smart Gadgets with Alexa for Seniors

I remember when I first went to Walt Disney World Epcot Center as a child and being amazed by the futuristic reality presented to me. All those voice-operated and talking machines that would make our lives easier.

And today, the Epcot Center prediction finally has become a reality. For just about any task, there’s a smart gadget that can make it easier, faster, and better. Below are some of our favorite smart devices compatible with Alexa or Google Assistant for the kitchen that can make lives of seniors much easier.

* What all these gadgets have in common? That means all the devices are compatible with a voice-enabled smart home device, like Alexa or Google Assistant (purchase separately). They can bring convenience by allowing hands-free operation by voice command or app control. Please note that you can also use the device manually if you want to.

Best Kitchen Smart Gadgets with Alexa for Seniors

1. Echo Show (Alexa smart home starter kit)

When it comes to kitchens, the Echo Show is the Alexa device you should think about.

The Echo Show features premium speakers with Dolby processing let you stream music and books in crisp, stereo sound. With a vibrant 10.1″ HD screen for watching videos, movies, and TV shows in a new fabric design.

With the Echo Show you can:

  • Make video calls to anyone with Skype, the Alexa app, an Echo Spot, or Echo Show.
  • Listen to Music and add playlists (and see the lyrics and album art with Amazon Music).
  • Watch movies and shows from Prime Video, Music videos from Vevo, or live TV and sports with a Hulu subscription.
  • Check the weather and forecasts
  • Check calendars
  • Make To-Do lists
  • and much more!

With these many functions, you may be asking whether the device is secure. It turns our that it’s built with multiple layers of privacy protections and controls, including a microphone/camera off button that electronically disconnects the microphones and camera when you are not using it.

And this special offer even features 1 year of Food Network Kitchen subscription (after 1 year, your subscription will auto-renew for a fee starting at around $40 per year plus applicable tax until you cancel, and you can cancel anytime, of course. But you will probably keep it, since it is so useful to have exclusive access to live cooking classes with Food Network chefs, when can cook along with culinary experts in the kitchen and get inspired with full episodes of Food Network shows with direct access to over 80,000 trusted recipes!

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2. Delta Faucet

With the voice activated Delta Faucet you can:

  • Command your faucet to turn on
  • Pour metered amounts of water (you can ask Alexa to fill 1 cup)
  • Set custom commands (you can ask Alexa to “fill your coffee pot”, “dog bowl”, or “water bottle”).

You can also:

  • Start and stop the flow of water by touching anywhere in the kitchen spout with your wrist or forearm or use the single lever handle manually.
  • Check your water temperature from across the room using the Temp Sense LED indicator light that changes color to reflect water temperature
  • and much more!

Besides, featuring an intuitive Touch2O Technology, this device can sense the difference between a touch and a grab, reducing the chances of false activation. In addition, it contains a MagnaTite Docking, which uses a powerful, integrated magnet to snap your faucet spray wand precisely into place and hold it there so it stays docked when not in use and doesn’t droop over time.

Moreover, this device also features Patented DIAMOND Seal Technology which reduces leak points and lasts twice as long as the industry standards, ensuring leak-free operation for the life of the kitchen faucet.

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3. Toshiba Smart Countertop Microwave Oven

With the voice activated Toshiba Smart Countertop Microwave Oven you can:

  • Update Preset Menus (Preset menus include 23 popular foods like popcorn, pizza, vegetable and more. You can ask Alexa to do this too)
  • Automatically adjust cooking power to achieve optimum heating (possible by using a built-in Humidity sensor)
  • Sound on/off (which allows you to stop the annoying beep when the cook finishing)
  • and much more!

Besides, the device has energy saving features (LED cavity light and energy-saving ECO mode helps reduce energy consumption).

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4. Atomi Smart Coffee Maker

With the voice activated Atomi Smart Coffee Maker you can:

  • Start your coffee brewing from anywhere in the house (you can ask Alexa to “begin brewing”, to “change brew strength”, and to “turn on/off your coffee maker”)
  • Create daily and weekly schedules to fit your lifestyle
  • Set or change the brewing strength
  • Warm it up throughout your day
  • and much more!

The glass carafe has a 12-cup capacity. The washable, reusable coffee filter helps save time, money, and resources.

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5. COSORI Smart Air Fryer

With the voice activated COSORI Smart Air Fryer you can:

  • Remotely control your fryer
  • Enjoy adjusting and monitoring the cooking progress of your meals remotely
  • Cook your meals in less time than it would take in a conventional oven, but with crispier and tastier results
  • Cook your favorites using 11 built-in, one-touch presets (like Steak, Seafood, Frozen Foods, French Fries, Vegetables, Bread, Desserts, and a Preheat option). It uses preset manually, or pick a recipe in the app and the settings will automatically adjust
  • Give the gift of 85% less oil, with fewer “deep-fried” odors lingering in the kitchen. Enjoy the same delicious, crispy textures and taste as traditionally fried food
  • Find over 100 original pre-programmed recipes (with new recipes being added weekly)

Constructed with safety in mind, the air fryer is ETL listed and with Automatic Shutoff and Overheat Protection features.

The cool-touch handle and button guard prevents accidental detachment and touching of hot surfaces.

The special improved ergonomic angled display provides better viewing, without bending over. Moreover, the slimmer footprint fits on your countertop and saves your space.

Besides, the non-stick square basket can fit an entire 6 lb rotisserie chicken or make enough food for 3–5 people. It is removable and dishwasher safe, made with PFOA-free and BPA-free basket materials.

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Other Smart Gadgets with Alexa for Seniors which are not exclusively for kitchens

1. Smart Essential Oil Aromatherapy

With the voice-activated Smart Essential Oil Aromatherapy you can:

  • Use your voice to conveniently control your smart diffuser including colors, mist settings and other functions.
  • Create regular schedules in the app so you can get your diffuser to work at your scheduled times each day or on certain days that you choose.

This device features a large 400ml water tank which allows for up to 12 hours of continuous mist.

The smart diffuser works by creating 360° ultra sonic frequencies that instantly atomize water and oil molecules into the air.

The result is a much healthier alternative than older style heat diffusers that can damage essential oils during the heat diffusion process.

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2. Vector Robot by Anki

Vector is a companion made to hang out and help out. Powered by ai and advanced robotics, he’s alive with personality and engaged by sight, sound, and touch.

The Vector Robot by Anki can:

  • Answer questions
  • Take photos for you
  • Time dinner
  • Show you the weather
  • and much more!

And if you choose to set up Alexa on your vector, you’ll be able to:

  • Set reminders
  • Control smart home devices (like lights, speakers, and thermostats)
  • and so much more!

Vector can independently navigate and self-charge. He also recognizes people and avoids obstacles.

Vector is an updating platform, Cloud connected via Wi-Fi so he’s always learning and updating with new skills and features.

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3. Ecovacs DEEBOT 500 Robot Vacuum Cleaner

Equipped with two side brushes and a main brush, the Ecovacs DEEBOT 500 Robot Vacuum Cleaner will sweep, lift, and vacuum to clean an entire floor, a small area, or the edge of your floor (3 modes: Auto mode, Spot mode and Edge mode).

The basic features of the Ecovacs DEEBOT 500 Robot Vacuum Cleaner includes:

  • Anti-drop & anti-collision sensors
  • Auto-return charging (meaning your robot will always be ready to clean)
  • Automatic software update
  • Durable protective bumpers
  • High-efficiency filter
  • Anti-scratch finish
  • Large easy-to-empty dustbin
  • Large wheels for climbing thresholds
  • and much more!

Ecovacs DEEBOT 500 Robot Vacuum Cleaner App comes with 5+ advanced features (including direct control, scheduling, status updates, cleaning modes, accessories status).

A longer battery life for even more cleaning (up to 110-minute runtime).

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