Communication or social tools (p1):
Tools that help communicate with others such as family or caregivers. Examples include video conferencing equipment, websites that help with email, and social networking portals.
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Amazon Echo and Alexa for the Elderly
The older adults in our explorer groups have recently become interested in a relatively new product: the Amazon Echo and its artificial intelligence Alexa. Here are their thoughts on topics like: do we want one; why would we want one; what do we use it for; and wouldn't it be great if it could also do ...".
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.
The Conversation: End of Life Wishes, Providence
In Part 1 of our "End of Life" discussion, Beth Levow, a volunteer with the “The Conversation Project”, explains the resources this Boston-based non-profit program offers to enable conversations about one’s wishes for end-of-life care with family members, friends, physicians, and others. .........Read more
Rosalie Sings the Praises of Amazon's Alexa
Amazon Echo Stimulates Explorers' Imaginations
Remaining Independent - Bayley July 2019
‘Remaining Independent’ Morphs Into ‘End-of-Life’ Plans & Wishes
Preventing falling is quickly acknowledged as important for older adults. Then our discussion morphs into a focus on end-of-life planning and issues. .........Read more
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Readeo is a subscription service consisting of a combination of an app with hardware intended to enable the pages of a story to appear on the computer screen, and for persons separated by distance to see, hear and talk to one another through video chat windows at the bottom of the screen.
The Wellbeing Monitor
The Wellbeing Monitor is a smartphone app that is intended to set up a private communication tool for use by elders and selected family or friends to check in and help assure an elder's well being.
Livpact is a connected platform using wireless devices and 'off the shelf' AI hardware intended to to organize and connect family, friends, professional support, community services and helpful resources.
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