Living Life (p10):

The things that make life fun, and more than just getting by, relating to better quality life as grow older.

Overcome Today's Challenges. Avoid Tomorrow's.

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Analysis & Exploration: Living Life

Health Technology Forum Conference 2013: Notes

One of the best conferences I attended this year was Health Technology Forum 2013 in San Francisco. Two sessions stood out in particular:

 

 

Life Stage Denial

Many who are standing at the brink of change in later life – though still active, social, and financially secure -survey the changes in lifestyle that could mitigate the ravages of older age and become frozen and unable to make a decision, thinking that taking action makes sense, but “I’m not...

 

 

Explorer Discussions: Living Life

SF Explorers use Amazon Echo Show to Reach Across the Country

The San Francisco Explorers participate in a cross country video call demonstration of the use of an Amazon Echo Show. .........Read more

Help! Give Me De-cluttering Ideas, Methods and Resources

Explorer Joe asks for suggestions for selling, giving away or disposing of unwanted household items. .........Read more

Internet Scams and Safety

This is a talk on Internet scams and Safety, from Capt John Alfred. Captain Alfred directs the cyber crimes and the state fusion units with the Rhode Island State Police. .........Read more

Stylishness: What is it? Do we care?

Intergenerational discussion about stylishness. What is it? Does it matter? Does it mean different things for different age groups, and if so what? .........Read more

Generational Learning Styles: Impact on Product Design

Intergenerational discussion about Learning Styles. How do they differ between generations? What is the impact of that on developing products for older adults? .........Read more

Explorers Conceptualize a Better Grabber

In this fun brainstorming session, explorers conceptualize in detail a more versatile 'reacher-grabber' tool than those which are currently available. .........Read more

 

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Useful Products & Resources: Living Life (shared by our Explorers)

Trendoux Touchscreen Gloves

 
touchscreen gloves
 

Trendoux touchscreen winter gloves include conductive pads at finger and thumb tips intended to allow the wearer to operate touchscreen devices without having to remove the gloves.

 

StayorMove.org

 
Stay or Move
 

Stayormove.org is a developing website intending to offer helpful guidance in the form of video clips, articles, and links to resources for those who are planning their living situations for the later years of life.

 

Nimble One Finger Safety Cutter

 
Nimble package opener
 

Nimble One Finger Safety Cutter is a silicone fingertip tool with a sharp blade intended to make for easier opening of packaging and cutting in general.

 

The Oldie

 
The Oldie
 

The Oldie is a British monthly magazine written for older people with a light and witty view of the second half of life.

 

Oscar Senior

 
Oscar Senior, tablet app
 

Oscar Senior is an app for tablets or smartphones that provides a simplified visual interface designed for ease of use by older adults and communication with family or friends.

 

BigKeys iPad Keyboard App

 
Big Keyboard iPad app
 

The BigKeys keyboard app is intended to enlarge the font size to enable users with visual disability or poor vision tend to use a physical keyboard with an iPad, since they may tend not to see (or feel) what they tapped on.

 

The Freebird Club

 
Freebird Club
 

The Freebird Club is an international peer-to-peer travel website for people over fifty that connects people who have unused rooms with those looking for a place to stay.

 

CompuMed

 
CompuMed, medication adherence aid
 

CompuMed is a countertop device to store and dispense medications at pre programmed times, with alerts.

 

Umbrella Holder for Volaris S7 Rollator

 
Umbrella Holder for Rollator
 

Volaris S-7 Rollator offers an accessory which fastens an umbrella to the rollator.

 

 

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