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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Analysis & Exploration: Communication or social tools

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".

 

 

Explorer Discussions: Communication or social tools

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

Rosalie Sings the Praises of Amazon's Alexa

Explorer Rosalie reports to the group on her experience from Amazon's first Echo and newer products and Alexa skills, including "Let's Chat". .........Read more

Amazon Echo Stimulates Explorers' Imaginations

This group of older adult explorers discuss the Amazon Echo device. A pair of enthusiastic explorers introduce the product which they have recently started using. .........Read more

What We Use Alexa For: Lights

Explorer Jan describes her newest tech gadget to the group. .........Read more

Scams - Bayley July 2019

Scams and Harassing Phone Calls - Bayley July 2019 by Longevity Explorers | Recent @ Cincinnati

A variety of differnet scams and harassments are reported by the Explorers. .........Read more

Hearing and Hearing Aids - Bayley July 2019

Hearing and Hearing Aids - Bayley July 2019 by Longevity Explorers | Recent @ Cincinnati

Hearing and hearing aids are practical topics for our group for a lot of reasons: We want everyone in the meeting to hear what's going on, and we're concerned about costs, insurance, and just learning... .........Read more

 

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Useful Products & Resources: Communication or social tools (shared by our Explorers)

CallToU Caregiver Call Button

 

CallToU is a wireless call system intended for indoor use to alert the intended helper that assistance is needed by the user.

 

FamilyGram

 

FamilyGram is an iPhone app intended to connect family or friends and to foster connections via a private social network.

 

Readeo

 

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.

 

Uniper

 

Uniper is an Internet connected platform intended to reduce isolation and loneliness in the elderly, whether at home or in congregate living.

 

Livpact

 

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.

 

Rendever

 

Rendever is a virtual reality product currently being marketed to senior communities for the purpose of enriching their activities programs for residents.

 

Loop

 

Loop is an Internet connected monitor and iOS app intended to be a communication device that allows the user to share video, photos, and video chat.

 

SayOK365

 

SayOK365 is an email subscription system intended to allow potentially isolated persons to 'check in' regularly or to send a distress message if help is needed.

 

 

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