Health & Wellness (p1):

Research, explorations, discussions, and products and resources relating to Health & Wellness: from Tech-enhanced Life.

Staying healthy, and dealing with diease. Includes brain health, falls, exercise, nutrition, memory support, hearing, vision.

 

For Older Adults, their Families, and Caregivers

— and for Companies Creating Innovations Related to Aging.

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Analysis & Exploration: Health & Wellness

Low Vision Aids, Adaptations, Resources

Learn about Low Vision Aids & Adaptations in this detailed overview by Dr Marlena Chu. For people with low vision, these tools can make a big difference to the ability to live independently, and to quality of life.

 

 

Medication Management Systems: Which?

"Good" medication management is widely believed to be desirable, by older adults as well as by clinicians. This article is about what factors make medication management systems useful for a given person, and outlines a series of circumstances for which specific features of these products can be helpful. Think of this as a "how to get started" guide to the topic of medication management systems.

 

 

The Best Fall Prevention Program

Concerned about Falls? This article is designed to help you decide which (if any) is the best Fall Prevention Program for you. And to help you choose between the Fall Prevention programs available in your town, state and country.

 

 

Fall Prevention Exercises for Seniors

We look at different options for the fall prevention exercises component of a fall prevention program, and how to decide which "exercises for seniors" program would work best to reduce your fall risk, in this second part of our work on choosing the right fall prevention program.

 

 

Fall proofing ME: What Can I Do?

The media is awash with stories about older adults falling and hurting themselves, and these reports usually mention that one in three of those over 65 will fall each year. This article is about what you can do to make falls less likely.

 

 

Am I at Risk for Falls?

How do I determine my personal degree of "risk for falls"? Should I worry about falls at all? Do I need to use a cane or a walker? How would I know? We all face these questions as we age.

 

 

Explorer Discussions: Health & Wellness

Vision Gadgets: Share What You Use

 

Do you use any vision gadgets — like magnifiers, special lighting, or apps that help see things in various situations?

The Longevity Explorers are exploring vision gadgets. We are interested in the inputs of the broader Tech-enhanced Life community too.... ....... Read more

Pill Holders @ SF

SF Longevity Explorers discuss the pros and cons of a variety of pill holders. .........Read more

Pill Holders @ SF

SF Longevity Explorers discuss the pros and cons of a variety of pill holders. .........Read more

Pill Holders @ SF

SF Longevity Explorers discuss the pros and cons of a variety of pill holders. .........Read more

Pill Holders @ SF

SF Longevity Explorers discuss the pros and cons of a variety of pill holders. .........Read more

Pill Holders @ SF

SF Longevity Explorers discuss the pros and cons of a variety of pill holders. .........Read more

 

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Useful Products & Resources: Health & Wellness (shared by our Explorers)

Tricella Pillbox

 
tricella smart pillbox
 

The Smart Pillbox by Tricella is designed to detect if a dose of medication has been forgotten, and to alert the user as well as a friend or family member, as well.

 

Acesight

 
Acesight
 

Acesight devices are wearable electronic glasses intended to improve visual acuity for low vision people.

 

DreamPad

 
DreamPad
 

DreamPad is a sleep aid intended to deliver restful music or sounds when used with Bluetooth and a pillow so the user is the only one who hears the sound.

 

Because Incontinence Products

 
Incontinence Products
 

Because offers home delivery of specially designed incontinence products.

 

SoundPrint

 
SoundPrint
 

SoundPrint is an app intended to help the user seeking a quieter place find and rate venues according to ambient sound levels.

 

Dementia Tracker GPS Watch by TechSilver

 
Dementia GPS Tracker Watch
 

The TechSilver Dementia Tracker GPS watch is intended to provide cell phone features indoors and outdoors and an adjustable GPS 'safe zone' wander alert. .

 

Patriot ViewPoint Low Vision Glasses

 
 

Patriot ViewPoint low vision glasses are intended to be comfortable to wear and to render images, text, and objects with clarity, as well viewing television more clearly.

 

Theora Care

 
Theora Care
 

Theora Care is designed to combine the functions of a smartphone app with wearable devices and other sensors to keep caregivers and care recipients connected.

From the website: "Caregivers are using the Theora Link Smartphone App to provide better care with more information about how,...

 

Mighty Sight LED Magnifying Eyewear

 
 

Ontel's Mighty Sight is Eyewear intended to fit over conventional glasses to illuminate and magnify print or objects.

 

 

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