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Talk: Aging parents & Family emergency.

At our next Aging in Place Technologies Meetup (July 9), Lisa Brinkmann, Executive Director of the Marin Villages will be talking on the topic of: "Family emergency: how well do you know your (aging) parents?"


 

Seniors: Co-creating the future of aging, Marin

On May 1, Richard Caro will be talking on Cocreating the future of aging in Marin. This event is sponsored by Marin Villages, and is open to the public.


 

Suggest Co-creation topics

We are hoping you will contribute your ideas for "Topics" that our co-creation group should work on together. Here is what we have so far.

News release edited 4/4/14: We have now moved on in our work to defining more precise individual problems. You are very welcome to contribute a problem (related to getting older)  that you think needs a solution. Use our contact form to reach us.


 

Second Maker Meetup to explore collaborative business models

This second meet up has a two-part agenda as follows:
Part 1: A talk by Richard Caro outlining a possible business model under which we can all collaborate to create new aging in place products and services while generating revenue for the individual participants at the same time.

Part 2: An interactive session designed to surface all the possible "topics" we could work on as a group and discuss and prioritize them as a group, so that next meeting we can start actually working on one.


 

Commonwealth Club: co-creating the future of aging

Dr. Richard Caro will be talking on the topic of "Seniors: co-creating the future of aging", at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, on Wed. Feb 5, 2014.


 

Aging in Place Meetup for co-creators

Tech-enhanced Life members Earl Powell and Richard Caro have created a new meetup group called "Aging in Place Technologies". Sponsored by Tech-enhanced Life and the San Mateo TechShop, the first meeting will be on Jan 15, 2014.

The first meeting will be an exploratory one. We are hoping to gather a group of people who are interested in collaborating. And in rolling up their sleeves to help co-create the future of aging. We are looking for anyone who knows about aging, or...


 

A new approach to designing the future of aging: piloted in San Francisco, November 2013.

When design thought-leader IDEO held an open innovation challenge earlier this year on How might we all maintain wellbeing and thrive as we age?, one of the six winning concepts was a simple, but quietly revolutionary idea from OpenIDEO contributor (and Tech-enhanced Life member),  Sylvia Stein.

If you want to solve the challenges of a rapidly aging global population, why not enlist the talents of the growing pool of elderly individuals? After all, they...


 

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