The Test Pilots/Passavant Community Longevity Explorers Circle evaluated the product "TV Ears" at their January 2020 meeting. Here are the results.
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To Women's Clothing Designers: We Need to Talk!
Explorer Judy expects pockets in garments when she is shopping for new clothes.
A Few of Our Concerns: Online Fear, Built-in Obsolescence, Dealing with Scams
We are a new Longevity Explorer group: The Bayley Longevity Explorers in Cincinnati, Ohio. This discussion segment is our first ‘real’ more involved, in-depth, and meaningful discussion as an Explorer group. It was a very good first meeting! This discussion segment is about some of the...
Brain Health, Charles Denby @ Providence
Charles Denby spoke about the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center at Rhode Island Hospital program’s research registry, which now includes more than six hundred individuals. One of the benefits of being in the registry and followed over time is the researchers’ ability to identify...
Balance: Staying Stable When Things Are Changing, Dr Brian Hay
Dr. Brian Hay Balance - Staying Stable When Things Are Changing by Longevity Explorers: Recent @ Providence
We may have laughed at the ad, “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up,” but with one third of people over the age of 65 having at least one fall a year, falling is very serious. Jerianne...
SilverSmart Celebrates 10th Anniversary
The SilverSmart Tech Center on the Passavant Campus has been researching, demonstrating, trialing, and piloting assistive technology devices and systems designed for seniors for ten years!
Resources for Medicare and More, Providence
In this meeting we had two guests, both United Way employees and counselors for Rhode Island’s Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP). They presented the group with a number of resources available to RI seniors and answered questions about Medicare options as well as many other statewide...
Older Adult Boxing, Senior Olympics
The Cincinnati (Bayley) Longevity Explorers talk about the importance of being physically active; especially as older adults. A couple of Explorers very fondly talk about the boxing classes they are currently taking. Tai Chi and wishing for a Cincinnati-hosted Senior Olympics are also...
Pill Holders @ SF
SF Longevity Explorers discuss the pros and cons of a variety of pill holders.
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...
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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.
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.