You both need todownload the Amazon Alexa app and sign in to your Amazon account(you can of course do this for your elderly parent). From there, sign up for Alexa Calling And Messaging. Note, both you and your parent need different Amazon accounts. Open the app, and go to the Conversation screen.
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How to set up an Alexa for seniors?
The first step in how to set up an Alexa for seniors is choosing the right Alexa. Amazon has plenty of Echo devices to choose from, all with different features and price points. For example, the Echo Dot is the least expensive Echo device with a speaker, while an Echo Show is more costly with an added screen.
How do I set up Alexa to communicate with my parents?
It is best if you set them up in separate rooms as far away from each other as possible – this will make testing out your set up easier later. 2) Install the Amazon Alexa app on your phone. 3) On a computer (not your phone), set up an Amazon account for your parents.
Why should I set up an Alexa for my grandparents?
With Alexa, my grandparents will be able to send and respond to messages by using their voice 鈥?no touch screens needed! The second reason I am setting up an Alexa for my grandparents is because they live independently but still need care.
What can you do with Alexa?
If you own the Echo Dot or the Echo Tower you can enjoy the music, radio and audio books! I have to admit, this entertainment feature is what I use my Alexa for the most and I love it! For the entertainment skills that I am mentioning below, you do need to be an Amazon Prime member (a paid membership program).