Assistive Devices (p2):

Devices to help with hearing, vision, mobility and more. Hearing aids; Mobility aids; Memory aids; Vision aids.

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Analysis & Exploration: Assistive Devices

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 March 2019, at the Commonwealth Club, San Francisco.

 

 

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.

 

 

Explorer Discussions: Assistive Devices

Passavant explorers evaluate "TV Ears"

The Test Pilots/Passavant Community Longevity Explorers Circle evaluated the product "TV Ears" at their October 2019 meeting. Here are the results. .........Read more

Explorers Conceptualize a Better Grabber

In this fun brainstorming session, explorers conceptualize in detail a more versatile 'reacher-grabber' tool than those which are currently available. .........Read more

Kai Demonstrates His Volaris Rollator Walker

Explorer Kai tells the group why the Volaris rollator-type walker attracted his attention, and why he chose the Volaris brand to meet his needs. .........Read more

Which Fall Prevention Products Do We Use (SFV)?

The explorers at SF Village talk about fall prevention products they use. There is a long list. Then the discussion shiftss to what, if anything, is wrong with these products. .........Read more

Endorsed: An Assist Device to Get In and Out of the Car

Explorer Rosalie brings a sample of an item that she highly recommends as an aid for getting into or out of an automobile. .........Read more

Hand Tremor Stabilizer Reported

Explorer Arthur reports on reading an article about a glove designed to cancel hand tremors by integrating a gyroscope. .........Read more

 

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Useful Products & Resources: Assistive Devices (shared by our Explorers)

Zinger Chair

 
Zinger chair
 

The Zinger Chair is a mobility device designed to be more agile and portable than standard wheelchairs.

 

EZ Lite Cruiser Portable Mobility Device

 

The EZ Lite CruiserR Portable Mobility Device is a folding power wheel chair designed to be taken by travelers on air and cruise lines.

 

UPWalker Upright Walker

 

The UPWalker upright walker is a rollator with elevatable lower arm support and upright handles intended to allow the user to stand upright during use.

 

Nuheara

 

Nuheara IQbuds are wireless hearing augmentation devices designed to be worn in the ears and intended to be adjustable to hear speech or ambient sounds as desired by the user.

 

Yepzon Personal GPS Tracker

 

Yepzon Personal GPS tracker is a small personal tracker for keeping track of kids and potentially older adults with cognitive impairment..

 

SOS Watch

 

The SOS Watch is a wearable medic alert communication device designed for use in Australia by the elderly or persons with dementia.

 

DayClocks

 

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.

 

Britzgo Hearing Amplifier

 

The Britzgo Hearing Amplifier is intended to offer an affordable alternative to costly hearing aids.

 

The EarLens Device

 

The EarLens Device is a hearing aid with a novel design intended to more effectively transmit sound by converting sound waves to light.

 

 

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