Cooking, Food (p1):

Research, explorations, discussions, and products and resources relating to Cooking, Food: from Tech-enhanced Life.

Preparing meals (or having them prepared for you) is one of the core activities of daily living


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Analysis & Exploration: Cooking, Food

Explorer Discussions: Cooking, Food

Meals: Potential Challenges for Living at Home

San Francisco Explorers discuss how planning and preparing meals might interfere with living independently. .........Read more

Hand Tremor Stabilizer Reported

Explorer Arthur reports on reading an article about a glove designed to cancel hand tremors by integrating a gyroscope. .........Read more

Comparing Jar Openers @ EVC

The Eskaton Village Carmichael Longevity Explorer circle tried out a wide variety of jar openers, and then discussed the advantages and disadvantages of each. .........Read more

Cooking & Food: Challenges for Living at Home? (Cincinnati)

This is a 2nd discussion surrounding the general topic of Cooking and Food and the Challenges of Aging.  The Sequoias SF, SF Village Explorers explored this at length last year; our Cincinnati group broached the same topics about a year later.  Both are interesting and educational discussions!... .........Read more

Vitamins and Nutrition

The suggested topic from one of our Explorers was “Vitamins: What to take; what to stay away from.”  Our Explorers weigh in on a number of vitamin-related issues in this wide-ranging discussion.  Overall, vitamin information and knowledge can be confusing and you may run across some mixed... .........Read more

Biggest Advances of 2018, SFV

The SF Longevity Explorer group names recent advances which they think most helpful to their everyday life. .........Read more


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Useful Products & Resources: Cooking, Food (shared by our Explorers)

The Gilhoolie Jar Opener

Gilhoolie Jar Opener

The Gilhoolie Jar Opener is a device intended to make easy work of opening tight jar lids and bottle caps.




GoGoGrandparent offers tailored senior services via the convenience of a phone call instead of an app for parents who are not smartphone owners or users.




Instacart is a grocery shopping and home delivery app for iOS or Android.


Gyenno - Devices for Healthy Living


Gyenno has a spoon for people with tremors, a watch that measures heart rate, and a cup that tracks your intake.


OXO Good Grips Smooth Edge Can Opener


This OXO can opener is designed to be friendly to older hands, and offers the bonus of removing the can lid without leaving a sharp, jagged edge.


UberEATS San Francisco


UberEats is Uber's food delivery service allowing the customer to order produce from the farmer's market or a gourmet culinary item from a restaurant to be delivered to their door in minutes.




Peapod online grocery shopping is a growing service available in select metropolitan regions, mostly on the eastern seaboard and Chicago/Milwaukee/Indianapolis areas. As with other grocery services, adult children or friends can handle the ordering for parents who would benefit from the service...


Hamilton Beach Open Ease Automatic Jar Opener


We’ve heard in our Circle conversations that opening jars can be a challenging chore for seniors. The Hamilton Beach Open Ease Automatic Jar Opener is highly rated by seniors, and fairly inexpensive as well ($9.99). This could be just the thing to take the stress out of what should be a fast and...



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