CallToU is a wireless call system intended for indoor use to alert the intended helper that assistance is needed by the user.
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Mom's New Pad
Mom's New Pad is a California Bay Area senior referral and relocation service designed to address all of the major roadblocks to downsizing and moving.
The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning
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.
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.
Remaining Independent - Bayley July 2019
‘Remaining Independent’ Morphs Into ‘End-of-Life’ Plans & Wishes
Preventing falling is quickly acknowledged as important for older adults. Then our discussion morphs into a focus on end-of-life planning and issues.
SF Explorer Rich tells the group about his recent experience at the new Amazon GO market in San Francisco.
Retirement Planning for Solo Agers: Book Recommendation
Explorer Joe tells the Explorers about a book on retirement planning for singles which he thinks may be exceptionally helpful to others like him.
Scams - Bayley July 2019
Scams and Harassing Phone Calls - Bayley July 2019 by Longevity Explorers | Recent @ Cincinnati
A variety of differnet scams and harassments are reported by the Explorers.
Internet Use Necessitates Privacy Protection
SRC Explorers are asked their views on the privacy trade offs which go with the benefits of access to Internet data.
Hearing and Hearing Aids - Bayley July 2019
Hearing and Hearing Aids - Bayley July 2019 by Longevity Explorers | Recent @ Cincinnati
Hearing and hearing aids are practical topics for our group for a lot of reasons: We want everyone in the meeting to hear what's going on, and we're concerned about costs, insurance, and just learning...
Explorer Jim introduces the group to a package opener that he finds very helpful for opening plastic or 'clamshell' packaging.
Robot Companions Help Lonely or Isolated Elders
SF Explorer Dan recalls seeing an article about development of an AI robot companion for older people who live alone, and feels that it is a good thing.
I Want More Public Seating Suitable for Older Adults
SF Explorer Shirley decries the paucity of public seating designed to accommodate the special needs of older adults.
Our Medical Care System Needs More Work
Longevity Explorers at Saratoga Retirement Community discuss their encounters with the health care system.
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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.
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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.