Getting around. Assistive devices such as walkers or canes.
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Inventor Road Trip
Earlier this month we invited the inventor of a new type of walker to come along to one of the Longevity Collective circle meetings and show the older adults members of our circle the prototype of her invention and get their feedback. It was pretty interesting. This article is about the... .........Read more
Best lighted cane
Our Explorer circles of older adults wanted a walking cane with a light that would help make getting out at night safer. The Explorers found some promising lighted canes online, purchased a few that looked especially good, tried them out, and decided on one which was "the best". .........Read more
Best Rollator (Walker) for You
When acquiring a Rollator or Walker, which features matter for a given individual? And how does one decide which walker or rollator to get for yourself, or a friend? This is the theme of this Explorer Insight report from explorer Don S. .........Read more
Games for Seniors: Pokémon Go
Pokémon Go is a new App (Game) has taken the world by storm. This article suggests it could be a great Game for Seniors, helping to encourage healthy exercise. The article (plus video) explains what Pokemon Go is, and how one plays it. .........Read more
Cognitive Dimensions of Healthy Lifestyle Habits for Seniors
Most seniors understand that active lifestyle habits have a significant influence on the quality of life in later decades. Chronic diseases of the neurological, cardio-vascular and endocrine systems can often be delayed or potentially avoided altogether by consistent exercise routines and... .........Read more
Kai Demonstrates His Volaris Rollator Walker
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Rollators and Walkers: What are the features that matter?
A circle member presents a helpful summary of his gleanings from his research for an ambulation assistive device. The group gained insights into the differences between a walker and a rollator, and many more useful tips for choosing, including: .........Read more
Quantified Older Adults: Activity tracking conversation
This circle discusses their use of activity tracking devices to monitor and quantify their levels of acitivity. The group discuss the different approaches each of them has to tracking, and why they do it in the first place. .........Read more
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The "Stair Climbing Rolling Shopping Multipurpose Laundry Utility Cart with Seat" by Nicely Neat is a cart that is built to negotiate stairs. It tries to solve the problem of how to get the shopping or laundry up or down stairs safely.
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