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Brainstorming: Better, More Frequent Connections to Friends

This is a brainstorming exercise between a group of Longevity Explorers and a group of students participating in the 2018 Stanford Longevity Design Competition.

We are brainstorming a "product to make connecting with friends more likely and more satisfactory".

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Alexa Demo @ Avenidas

Longevity Explorers discuss Alexa @ Avenidas

 


 

Package Openers @ Avenidas

The Longevity Explorers @ Avenidas discuss package openers.

 

 


 

Aging at Home: Care Givers

The key to remaining in your home after experiencing some of the declines of aging is the ability to hire excellent in home care. How to do that?

 


 

Help for the Hard of Hearing

Laura reported increasing difficulty following what people say in conversation. She finds herself just smiling and nodding.

 


 

The Loneliness of Old Age

Discussion of Social Isolation and Loneliness by the Longevity Explorers @ Avenidas

 


 

Ever Expanding and Changing High Tech Tools Challenge Seniors

This discussion started with a plea for some sort of guide to all the wonderful high tech tools that are available. We then turned to the ever-changing array of choices in high tech tools some of us have adopted. One example is Alexa, which can do so much for one, but it is confusing to manage....

 


 

Suggestions For Helping Seniors Make Best Use of their High Tech Tools

The discussion focuses on the challenge of keeping up with ever changing operating systems on our IT devices and suggested some valuable solutions.

One member spoke anxiously of her reliance on an IT helper and wondered how people cope if they cannot afford to hire someone.

Someone...

 


 

Useful Products Services Gadgets: Avenidas

This lengthy recording covers several different topics: The starting point for different segments is indicated.

START: The i-cloud is better for synching your calendar and contacts across all your devices’ instantly than i-Tunes which has a lag time.

Facetime: Wonderful for...

 


 

The Challenge of New Products and Keeping up with System Changes

Software and Aps develop and change unrelentingly and some seniors have a hard time keeping up. One concern is that the aps some seniors have become familiar with are no longer supported or used by the people they want to keep in touch with. An example is Facebook and E-mail that are no longer...

 


 

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This is a Longevity Explorer Circle formed from people who live in or near Palo Alto, CA. 

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