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

Vision Buddy

 
Vision Buddy
 

Vision Buddy is a headgear device that is intended to be worn by visually impaired persons to aid in watching TV.

 

VOY Tunable Glasses

 
VOY Tunable Glasses
 

VOY tunable glasses are designed to allow the wearer to adjust either lens to accommodate varying ocular functions.

 

GetSetUp

 
GetSetUp
 

GetSetUp.io is an interactive social and learning system designed to help seekers learn new tech skills or get started on new tech projects. 

 

iGPS Phoenix Watch

 
Phoenix Watch from iGPS
 

The iGPS Phoenix Watch is intended to be worn by older adults or children and - when paired with the app - to keep track of their movements, signal departure from a designated location, and provide cellular, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connections where available.

 

Support.com

 
Support.com
 

Support.com is an online tech support service intended to provide remote help and solutions to computer and other device-related problems.

 

Total Tech Support

 
Total Tech Support
 

Total Tech Support from Best Buy is a membership fee-based service intended to provide a range of tech support services and discounts on repairs.

 

WellBe

 
WellBe from HandsFree Health
 

WellBe from HandsFree Health is a virtual healthcare assistant, which comes in a smart speaker and, optionally, with a modern-looking, smartwatch-type medical alert.

 

Kinesis Balance

 
Kinesis Balance
 

Kinesis Balance is an app for Home Balance and Fall Risk Assesment.

 

 

Recently Discussed by the Longevity Explorers

Yoctosun LED Magnifier

 
 

The YOCTOSUN lighted magnifier is a lightweight head-worn device intended to provide hands-free improved visibility for reading, hobby, or other close work. 

 

Yoctosun LED Magnifier

 
 

The YOCTOSUN lighted magnifier is a lightweight head-worn device intended to provide hands-free improved visibility for reading, hobby, or other close work. 

 

Yoctosun LED Magnifier

 
 

The YOCTOSUN lighted magnifier is a lightweight head-worn device intended to provide hands-free improved visibility for reading, hobby, or other close work. 

 

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,...

 

 

 

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In-depth Reviews by our Analyst Team

HandsFree Health, WellBe Medical Alert Plus

WellBe medical Alert Plus

 

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Theora Care, Theora Connect

Theora Connect watch

 

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Bay Alarm, SOS Smartwatch

SOS Smartwatch medical alert

 

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Claris Companion

Claris Companion under evaluation

 

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GrandPad Tablet

GrandPad tablet under evaluation

 

Hero Medication Dispenser

Hero Pill Dispenser

 

MedaCube Medication Dispenser

MedaCube

 

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MedMinder, Maya

MedMinder Maya

 

Philips Lifeline, GoSafe 2

Philips Lifeline GoSafe 2