SF Longevity Explorers discuss the pros and cons of a variety of pill holders.
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Wearable Technology V. Experimental Smart Watch Applications
Wearable Technolgy V. In the final portion of his presentation on wearable technology, Prof. Mandokiya described some experimental uses of smart shoes and smart watches to help physicans who are prescribing an incremental walking program after vascular surgery for patients with peripheral artery...
Wearable Technology IV. WearableTextiles
Wearable Technology IV. Continuing his presentation on the ways in which research can inform the development of health applications for wearable technology, Prof. Mandokiya described the work of his own Wearable Sensing Lab at the University of Rhode Island, with its focus on wearable e-textiles...
Wearable Technology III. Monitoring Parkinsons Symptoms
Wearable Technology III. Prof. Mandokiya narrated the story of his own early research investigating the use of smart watch technology to monitor the symptoms of Parkinsons -- the tremors -- in order to help physicians monitor the effectiveness of medications they had prescribed.
Wearable Technology II. The Internet of Things
Wearable Technology II. Following his overview of the talk, Prof. Mandokiya provided an explanation of how the broad new system termed "the internet of things" works -- linking appliances with sensors to transmitting devices like smart phones and Alexa, which forward these signals to "the cloud...
Wearable Technology I. Prof Mankodiya Intro
Professor Kunal Mandokiya discussed his research using several kinds of wearable technology to assess and monitor illnesses like Parkinsons.
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!...
What Does Legacy Mean to You?
Explorer Marty reflects on what her life's legacy might be, and the group fills in the discussion with their ideas.
Passavant explorers evaluate "TV Ears"
The Test Pilots/Passavant Community Longevity Explorers Circle evaluated the product "TV Ears" at their October 2019 meeting. Here are the results.
Beware: Spammers Just Want Your Money
The S. F. Explorers share their displeasure with unwanted email, messages and phone calls, many of which are scammers looking for gullible people.
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Useful Apps Club
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Guide: Home Sensor Systems
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