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SF Explorers use Amazon Echo Show to Reach Across the Country

The San Francisco Explorers participate in a cross country video call demonstration of the use of an Amazon Echo Show. .....Read more and listen to the discussion

 


 

Biggest Advances of 2018, SFV

The SF Longevity Explorer group names recent advances which they think most helpful to their everyday life. .....Read more and listen to the discussion

 


 

Brainstorming: Better, More Frequent Connections to Friends

This is a brainstorming exercise between a group of Longevity Explorers and a group of students participating in the 2018 Stanford Longevity Design Competition.

We are brainstorming a "product to make connecting with friends more likely and more satisfactory".

 ... .....Read more and listen to the discussion

 


 

Loop Devices Broadcast Directly to T-Coil Hearing Aids

Explorer Steve describes a hearing assist system for large spaces which works with the T-Coil feature in many hearing aids to broadcast directly from a microphone to the wearer's T-Coil enabled hearing aid. .....Read more and listen to the discussion

 


 

Touchscreen Gloves

Explorer Lynn tells the group about gloves that need not be removed to operate the touchscreen of many electronic devices. .....Read more and listen to the discussion

 


 

Help Me Navigate the World of Cell Phone Services

Explorer Bonnie describes a disappointing experience with her cellular provider, and seeks the input of group members as to how to deal with it or find a provider with better customer service skills. .....Read more and listen to the discussion

 


 

SRC Explorers Assess a New Medical Alert Device

The group is introduced to a MobileHelp medical alert device designed as a wristwatch. .....Read more and listen to the discussion

 


 

Explorers Evaluate Jar Opener Prototype

Saratoga Retirement Village Explorers evaluate a newly invented model jar open .....Read more and listen to the discussion

 


 

How to Know When to Stop Driving: AAA Talk

How to Know When to Stop Driving, John Paul, guest speaker from AAA Northeast by Longevity Explorers: Recent @ Providence

“People outlive their driving ability by eight to ten years,” said John Paul, the guest speaker from AAA Northeast.  Without alternatives, giving up driving can... .....Read more and listen to the discussion

 


 

How Big a Problem Are Older Drivers?

How Big a Problem Are Older Drivers? by Longevity Explorers: Recent @ Providence

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (cdc.gov), although older adults do not rival the accident and injury rates of young adults, the incidence of accidents and the death rate do begin... .....Read more and listen to the discussion

 


 

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