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

HomeEXCEPT

 
 

HomeExcept is a Canadian company producing non-intrusive monitoring solutions intended to measure mobility, medication, assists, and toileting without the use of cameras or microphones.

 

Tricella Pillbox

 
tricella smart pillbox
 

The Smart Pillbox by Tricella is designed to detect if a dose of medication has been forgotten, and to alert the user as well as a friend or family member, as well.

 

Acesight

 
Acesight
 

Acesight devices are wearable electronic glasses intended to improve visual acuity for low vision people.

 

DreamPad

 
DreamPad
 

DreamPad is a sleep aid intended to deliver restful music or sounds when used with Bluetooth and a pillow so the user is the only one who hears the sound.

 

Because Incontinence Products

 
Incontinence Products
 

Because offers home delivery of specially designed incontinence products.

 

Miigen

 
Miigen.com
 

Miigen.com is a cloud based web platform designed to encourage older adults to share the story of their lives with family and friends through uploaded and shared photos, audio tags and video.

 

SoundPrint

 
SoundPrint
 

SoundPrint is an app intended to help the user seeking a quieter place find and rate venues according to ambient sound levels.

 

Dementia Tracker GPS Watch by TechSilver

 
Dementia GPS Tracker Watch
 

The TechSilver Dementia Tracker GPS watch is intended to provide cell phone features indoors and outdoors and an adjustable GPS 'safe zone' wander alert. .

 

 

Recently Discussed by the Longevity Explorers

Lyft Mobile App

 
Lyft ride sharing app
 

Lyft is a mobile app to order a ride. It is a direct competitor to Uber.

 

Uber

 
Uber
 

Uber is an interactive ride service which members can summon by phone or via the Uber smartphone app.

 

Flywheel Mobile App

 
Flywheel mobile app, taxi, transport
 

Flywheel is working to bring the same Internet enabled experience as Lyft and Uber to traditional taxi cab companies for the user who is more comfortable riding with a cab driver.

 

Walking Cane with Flashlight and Alarm

 
 

The Secure® Walking Cane has an LED flashlight, push-button panic alarm, and flashing red alert/warning light. It came top of our recent Exploration into lighted canes.

 

HurryCane: The All-Terrain Cane

 
 

The HurryCane all-terrain cane is the #1 selling cane in America. Highly rated by thousands of users, the HurryCane stands on its own pivoting base to be free-standing – it doesn’t need to be leaned against a chair, wall or table (where canes are often misplaced or tripped over). The unique,...

 

Timer Cap

 
 

Tmer Cap medicine bottle caps fit on pharmacy pill bottles and the caps display the time elapsed since the bottle was last opened.

 

Mighty Sight LED Magnifying Eyewear

 
 

Ontel's Mighty Sight is Eyewear intended to fit over conventional glasses to illuminate and magnify print or objects.

 

Ruby HD Video Magnifier

 
magnifier, reading aid, video magnifier, low vision aid
 

This product is a video magnifier that helps people with vision impairment read better.

 

 

 

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