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Aging in Place: Better Tools, Mindshare. Next Meetup.

The focus of our next Aging in Place Technologies Meetup (May 20) is Better Tools for Aging in Place. The format for this month's Meetup will be an informal exchanging of ideas in an Unconference format.


 

How Technology Can help You Live Independently

Richard Adler from the Institute of the Future, and Richard Caro from Tech-enhanced Life are speaking at the Avenidas Annual Housing Conference next month.


 

Telepresence Robots and Aging Parents: Next AIP Meetup

The focus of our next Aging in Place Technologies Meetup (Jan 21) is Robots, Virtual Visits, & Aging Parents. 

We are holding it at the Beam store in Palo Alto, and during the Unconference portion of the evening we will be interacting with some of our members who will be beaming in via the BEAM virtual presence robots. The talk for the evening will be Aging Parents, Robots, & Virtual Visits: My Maker Project, by Richard Caro.


 

Talk: Home that Watches over your Parents

Richard Caro and Mary Hulme are talking at the Commonwealth Club (SF) on Jan 8th about their research trying to understand the new product category of Activity-tracking Home Sensor Systems.


 

Talk: Making Better Eldercare Decisions - How technology can help.

At our next Aging in Place Technologies Meetup (Dec. 10th), Jack Herndon (Sage Eldercare Solutions) will be talking on the topic of how technology can help make better eldercare decisions.


 

Gerontologist Talks: So Much More Can Be Done

At our next Aging in Place Technologies Meetup (Nov. 12th), gerontologist Ira Kurtz will be talking on the topic of the many opportunities he sees for improving quality of life in retirement homes.


 

Longevity Collective Research Report Published

Two of our Longevity Collective members spent a lot of time and energy earlier this year conducting a research study about a new category of products called Activity-tracking Home Sensor Systems. The authors (Mary Hulme and Richard Caro) decided that they had learned a lot about these products, and that in fact there was rather a lot to know if you wanted to pick the right product for a given set of life circumstances, and that it made sense to share this knowledge with the world. 


 

Talk: Seeking a Cure for Falls

At our next Aging in Place Technologies Meetup (Oct. 22nd), Phil Marechal, of Home Instead, will be talking on the topic of: Seeking a Cure for Falls


 

Longevity Explorers: Experimental Co-creation Community

Richard Caro will discuss "An experimental co-creation community called the Longevity Collective": at The Sequoias, San Francisco on Sept. 25. This event is sponsored by Northern California Presbyterian Homes & Services, and is open to the public.


 

Talk: Care Management Dilemmas in Supporting Families

At our next Aging in Place Technologies Meetup (Sep. 17), Linda Fodrini-Johnson and Bruce Johnson, founders of Eldercare Services, will be talking on the topic of: "Care Management Dilemmas in Supporting Families".


 

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