Assistive Devices (p2):
Devices to help with hearing, vision, mobility and more. Hearing aids; Mobility aids; Memory aids; Vision aids.
Overcome Today's Challenges. Avoid Tomorrow's.
Getting In and Out of Cars: Gadgets that Help
Our explorers have been trying out various gadgets that let them get in and out of cars more easily. We have explored a swivel car seat and a sort of extra "car handle for the elderly", known as either a Car Cane or a Handybar.
Best Jar Opener for Older Adults
Our explorer circles of older adults evaluated a range of jar openers, and found big differences between them. If you need a jar opener to help open jars for whatever reason, this synthesis will tell you which ones our Longevity Explorers liked and why they liked them.
Best lighted cane
Our Explorer circles of older adults wanted a walking cane with a light that would help make getting out at night safer. The Explorers found some promising lighted canes online, purchased a few that looked especially good, tried them out, and decided on one which was "the best".
Best Rollator (Walker) for You
When acquiring a Rollator or Walker, which features matter for a given individual? And how does one decide which walker or rollator to get for yourself, or a friend? This is the theme of this Explorer Insight report from explorer Don S.
Technology & the Future of Aging
This is a live recording (slides and audio) of a talk given by Richard Caro entitled "The Future of Aging, & the Intersection of Aging & Technology".
This talk was given in October, 2018, as part of a course, organized by architect Susi Stadler. The course was entitled "Life at Home and Aging in Community".
Low Vision: Aids, Adaptations & Resources
People with low vision often benefit from adaptations, low vision aids and devices, and supportive resources for their daily activities. This article is about these tools.
Explorers Conceptualize a Better Grabber
Kai Demonstrates His Volaris Rollator Walker
Which Fall Prevention Products Do We Use (SFV)?
A Guided Exploration of Pill Management Methods
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DayClocks are app driven tablets designed to include the day of the week, the time of day, and timely messages and photos to enhance orientation in persons with cognitive challenges.
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