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Analysis & Exploration: Websites or Apps

Quickly Getting Help for a Friend in Need

"Hi, this is Lisa. I'm not sure I can take care of myself right now. Can you bring me some food?" I found that scary sounding message on my voicemail one Saturday morning. It started me on a journey to coordinate care for a close friend. I learned several things that I'll share with you. I hope that if you are ever faced with a similar situation, my experience will help you.

 

 

Ideas for Apps for Seniors

At a conference organized by San Francisco's Institute on Aging, I ran an interactive "exploration", in which we asked attendees to vote on "Senior Apps they Like", or to submit ideas they have for "There should be an App for that". We got quite a few interesting ideas, and this article reports the results of the session.

 

 

Explorer Discussions: Websites or Apps

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

Block Annoying Phone Solicitations with NoMoRoBo

Explorer Shirley shares her knowledge of an app that is intended to block unwanted phone calls from robot servers and solicitors. .........Read more

Daily Check-Ins: These Explorers Unenthusiastic

There has been discussion by staff on our campus to implement or offer a daily check-in for residents. We discussed a few that anyone can purchase and use, including: Snug Safety App, I am fine, care checkers and check on granny. Following an in-depth conversation, the group decided unanimously... .........Read more

Want Some Company? Stitch a Group Together.

Explorer AnnieScott tells the group about Stitch.net, an app for meeting people over 50 who are interested in joining activities or events with others. .........Read more

Biggest Advances of 2018, SFV

The SF Longevity Explorer group names recent advances which they think most helpful to their everyday life. .........Read more

 

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Useful Products & Resources: Websites or Apps (shared by our Explorers)

Caring - the App

 

Caring is a smartphone app designed to help organize the information that designated family and friends are likely to need when caring for a friend or family member.

 

FamilyGram

 

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

 

PHR+

 

PHR+ is an online storage software application designed to gather health information from a variety of providers into a personal account so it can be accessed when needed.

 

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.

 

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.

 

PeerWell

 

PeerWell is a smartphone app intended for use by surgical candidates to help prepare for a surgical operation, and to aid in recovery.

 

Unforgettable

 

Unforgettable is an e-commerce website focused tightly on products for people with dementia, as well as for caregivers of such people.

 

Stanford Letter Project: Advance Directive

 

The Stanford Letter Project - Advance Directive - is an online form in a letter template that is intended to allow persons to document what matters most to them and what treatments they want in the future.

 

 

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