This wrist worn device detects wandering and notifies of falls.
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TRiLOC SafeTracks GPS Watch
Nuheara IQbuds are wireless hearing augmentation devices designed to be worn in the ears and intended to be adjustable to hear speech or ambient sounds as desired by the user.
Willow Incontinence Products
Willow offers men's and women's lines of adult incontinence products designed to be absorbent and discreet.
The Wellbeing Monitor
The Wellbeing Monitor is a smartphone app that is intended to set up a private communication tool for use by elders and selected family or friends to check in and help assure an elder's well being.
Vivint Smart Home
Vivint offers a Vivint app designed to coordinate an array of off the shelf home monitoring and security devices compatible with Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant and controlled via the Vivint app.
Alexa Demo @ Avenidas
Longevity Explorers discuss Alexa @ Avenidas
Package Openers @ Avenidas
The Longevity Explorers @ Avenidas discuss package openers.
Co-Housing by Longevity Explorers: Recent @ Providence
Member Gary Leib describes the concept of Co-Housing and the efforts being made by a group in Providence to find a suitable site on which to convert a building or to build a Co-Housing community. They seek a multi-age group of from...
Plan a Good Death: Explorers Discuss End of Life Choices
Explorers discuss making their wishes known when they reach the end of life.
Aging at Home: Care Givers
The key to remaining in your home after experiencing some of the declines of aging is the ability to hire excellent in home care. How to do that?
Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC): Providence
Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) by Longevity Explorers: Recent @ Providence
Member Dick Congdon outlines the process that he and his wife Sheila followed in selecting a CCRC community in New Hampshire and offers tips for those considering this living option. CCRC’s are...
Driving Decisions, Pleasanton
The question was raised, "How to tell when it is time to quit driving?" Pleasanton Longevity Explorers discuss.
Help for the Hard of Hearing
Laura reported increasing difficulty following what people say in conversation. She finds herself just smiling and nodding.
"A Big Decision"
"A Big Decision" by Longevity Explorers: Recent @ Providence
The Providence Explorers Circle is examining housing alternatives for aging adults in the months of September and October. We found a New York Times article to be a useful framework for that discussion.
In “A Big...
Managing Passwords, Pleasanton
How in the world do we keep track of all our various passwords?
Better Aging Library
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.
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.
Reduce Fall Risk
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.
Guide: 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.