The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning is a book intended to guide persons in later life in organizing and de-cluttering household goods and records to leave an orderly home for survivors.
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The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning
Caring - the App
Caring is a smartphone app designed to help organize the information that designated family and friends are likely to need when caring for a friend or family member.
PREPARE for your care
PREPARE 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.
Bemer Therapy Products
Bemer products are intended to produce beneficial health effects by stimulating the vascular system in the smallest blood vessels.
The Zinger Chair is a mobility device designed to be more agile and portable than standard wheelchairs.
Portable Mobility Devices
Explorer Rosalie describes a portable motorized mobility device that folds to a compact size, and one that she has often seen used on shipboard.
What Makes Design for Elders Different?
Explorer Steve leads off this discussion of the importance of knowing the problems of older adults when designing products for the 'senior' marketplace.
A Few Minutes Brainstorming Our Own Topic Ideas
For the last part of our inaugural Explorer meeting, after listening to and lightly discussing a variety of aging topics explored by other LE groups, we spent a little time talking about what aging topics we were interested in further exploring in the future. A wide variety of possibilities were...
Should I Volunteer for Medical Research Studies?
An Explorer introduces the idea of volunteering for medical research projects to the group.
First Cincinnati Longevity Explorer Meeting
This is an audio segment from the first Longevity Explorer meeting for the Cincinnati circle held in March, 2019. For this meeting, since all of us were new, we purposely took a more basic and introductory approach in our agenda. Instead of more in-depth discussions and explorations on a few...
What's Next in My Life?
The San Francisco Longevity Explorers' group addresses the overall subject of "What's Next in Life?".
De-cluttering: How Do I Get Started?
Explorer Marty poses a question to the group to gather some ideas about how to dispose of excess household items accumulated over a lifetime.
Rich's New Apple Watch
Explorer Rich shows the group his new Apple Watch and describes features that he particularly likes.
SRC Explorers View the Echo Show and Respond
The Saratoga Explorers are introduced to the Echo Show, an enhancement by Amazon of the Echo family of voice operated AI devices, which now features a display screen.
University Student Team Focuses on Alexa and Aging
The SF Explorer Circle is asked to consider and comment on a series of questions that Tech-enhanced Life, PBC, has been sent to help a team of university students refine a business plan entry for a competition.
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.