Useful Products & Resources: shared by the Tech-enhanced Life Community

Below are products and resources our Explorers have found useful or interesting in their search for ways to help mitigate the challenges of growing older.

Scroll down to see "New" and recently discussed listings. You can also search for Useful Products & Resources by Topic. If you are looking for medical alerts, you can find our coverage and product reviews here: Medical Alert Systems: Selection Guide.

 

New Listings

The US Advance Care Plan Registry

 
US Living Will Registry
 

The US Living Will Registry/Advance Care Plan Registry is a service accessed by a mobile app or online which is designed to store or to otherwise locate advance health directives for use by the user or by health care providers anywhere.

 

ActiveCare Bed

 
 

The ActiveCare Bed by Med-Mizer is designed to allow a limited mobility person to safely get into and out of bed, and to protect the caregiver from injury as well.

 

Pria: Home Care Companion

 
Pillo Robot
 

Pria is a voice activated robot intended to manage medications as well as provide health and wellness information via the Internet and an app.
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MIT Open Style Lab

 
Open Style Lab at MIT
 

Born of the marriage of the occupational therapy and fashion design disciplines, the MIT Open Style Lab is assembling teams to tackle problems of fitting clothing for people with limited dexterity.

 

Sereonic TV Soundbox

 

Speaker that can play the sound from a TV, and be positioned right by a person who needs it to be louder, with independent volume control.

 

The Gilhoolie Jar Opener

 
Gilhoolie Jar Opener
 

The Gilhoolie Jar Opener is a device intended to make easy work of opening tight jar lids and bottle caps.

 

Five Wishes

 
Five Wishes
 

Five wishes is an online service that enables you to create an advance directive. 

 

Retirement Lifestyle Coaching by Larry Jacobson

 
Sail into Retirement
 

This is an online video coaching program, designed to help you plan a fulfilling and meaningful retirement. It's delivered by Retirement Coach Larry Jacobson, based on his personal experiences of retiring and learning how to plan his own retirement.

 

 

Recently Discussed by the Longevity Explorers

Jitterbug Smart & Jitterbug Flip Phones

 
Jitterbug Phones
 

GreatCall sells the Jitterbug phones, designed specially for older adults. The Jitterbug Flip is a Flip phone that includes a button that enables it to function as a medical alert. The Jitterbug Smart 2 is a smartphone, designed to be especially easy to use. It also allows you to call for help...

 

Turtle Weekly Pillbox

 
 

Turtle Weekly Pillbox is a device to organize a week's daily doses of medications and includes programmable alarms.

 

eNNOVEA Pill Planner

 
 

The eNNOVIA 14-Day Pill Planner is designed to improve medication adherence through organization of daily doses in a countertop dispenser.

 

MedCenter 31 Day Pill Organizer with Reminder System

 
 

This 31-Day pill organizer is sold in combination with a programmable reminder clock to assist the user with medication compliance.

 

Sereonic TV Soundbox

 
 

Speaker that can play the sound from a TV, and be positioned right by a person who needs it to be louder, with independent volume control.

 

Silver Sneakers

 
Silver Sneakers
 

Silver Sneakers is an exercise promotion program for persons 65 and older. Many Medicare Advantage plans and supplemental coverage plans include a basic membership to a local gym or exercise facility for plan participants. Insurers recognize and encourage the benefits of regular exercise to...

 

GMS Automated Pill Dispenser

 
 

GMS makes this automated pill dispenser with multiple features designed to support medication regimen adherence.

 

eNNOVEA Pill Planner

 
 

The eNNOVIA 14-Day Pill Planner is designed to improve medication adherence through organization of daily doses in a countertop dispenser.

 

 

 

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