Safety, Health, Finances (p10):
Staying safe, financially secure, and healthy, relating to better quality life as grow older.
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Featured Guides & Reports: Safety, Health, Finances
The "Useful Apps Club"
Unlock the potential of your smartphone or tablet to improve your life.
The Useful Apps Club is for older adults and Boomers who have a smartphone or tablet (or are thinking of getting one) and need help to turn it into a useful tool. We are focused on finding Apps that can change your life, and teaching you how to use them.
Medical Alert Systems: Help!
We kept getting asked "which medical alert system is best?"; and "how do I choose the right medical alert system for me?". This independent, objective, hands-on research tries to answer those questions. If you are looking for a medical alert system, either for yourself or for an older adult such as a parent, this piece of research is for you.
Caring from Afar: Guide to Home Sensor Systems
Read our report on this new category of products, designed to help seniors stay at home longer, and to help their families worry about them less. There are important lessons to be learned about which ones work, and for which types of circumstance they are optimal.
Avoid the Perils of Falling
Read the "best of the web" on: Avoiding Falling. Our team of clinicians and citizen analysts has scoured the web for the best available answers to a set of questions designed to help you make falling less likely, and make the consequences if you do fall less bad.
Learning Module: About Medical Alert Systems
Learning Module: Discover which medical alert system features matter for different types of people, and how to choose which medical alert system is right for a specific individual.
Best of Breed: Medical Alert Systems
As part of our quest to help find the best medical alert system for a specific individual, we are creating this series of "Best of Breed" analyses. In them we do hands-on, detailed, comparison testing of a series of medical alert systems with similar features. These analyses are designed to help us pick a best of breed in each of several different categories of product.
Below are several different older adult "personas", we use to decide which specific medical alert device to recommend for a given older adult. These correspond to broad "types of life circumstances", and work well for other types of products too.
Tutorial: Medical Alert Systems
Starter tutorial on medical alert systems. If this topic is unfamiliar, and you want to quickly review the basics, this is a good place to start.
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The Conversation: End of Life Wishes, Providence
In Part 1 of our "End of Life" discussion, Beth Levow, a volunteer with the “The Conversation Project”, explains the resources this Boston-based non-profit program offers to enable conversations about one’s wishes for end-of-life care with family members, friends, physicians, and others. .........Read more
Decisions for Later in Life @SFV
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PREPARE for your care
PREPARETM for your care is a didactic in the form of a series of documents and film clips which are intended to instruct the viewer how to make medical decisions and document them so they can be realized at a later time.
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