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 concerns our explorers have: Online Fear, Built-in Obsolescence, and Dealing with Scams
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 those who are having problems and get them into help.
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...
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 mentioned.
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 disease.
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Members can read and listen to the full discussion, and add comments and ideas. We would love your participation in the discussion of challenges faced by older adults, and possible solutions to the things discussed here.