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.

 

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K4Connect

 
K4Community Plus
 

K4Connect has created a technology platform (called the K4Community) designed to be a "smart OS for senior living". It includes a variety of smarthome devices and the use of Alexa as a Voice Interface, all connected to an enterprise system that helps a senior living facility "manage" its...

 

Kubi Telepresence Robot

 
Kubi Telepresence Robot
 

Kubi is a stand for a tablet (such as an iPad) that lets a remote user control the tilt and direction in which the tablet is facing. This makes video calls to a less sophisticated friend or family member better — in that you can adjust the position of the iPad so the person you are talking to...

 

Ohmni Robot

 
Ohmni Robot
 

The Ohmni Robot is a virtual telepresence robot. One of its applications is to enable grownup children, living far from their parents, to be able to "beam in" to their parent's house and have a virtual visit.

 

Lumin

 
Lumin
 

Lumin is a freestanding simplified touch screen with an app designed to help keep in touch with family, friends or caregivers through video, text, voice and photo sharing.

 

Livindi

 
Livindi
 

Livindi is a "keeping an eye on them" type of system that includes a large tablet (the LivindiPad) for video calls and photo viewing, as well as an (optional) suite of sensors to help monitor a person's activities and an emergency button. It includes an "App" that lets a caregiver monitor...

 

Koolertron Video Magnifier

 
 

A video magnifier designed specifically to be used to enlarge things for people with impaired vision.

From the website: "Suitable for : cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration, optic atrophy, retinopathy, high myopia, congenital cataract, nystagmus, albinism, elder man...

 

Trelawear: Medical Alert Meets Jewelry

 
Trelawear medical alert
 

Trelawear is launching a new line of jewelry that functions as a medical alert. The idea is to create a medical alert pendant that looks attractive, and not like a medical alert at all.

 

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.

 

 

Recently Discussed by the Longevity Explorers

Koolertron Video Magnifier

 
 

A video magnifier designed specifically to be used to enlarge things for people with impaired vision.

From the website: "Suitable for : cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration, optic atrophy, retinopathy, high myopia, congenital cataract, nystagmus, albinism, elder man...

 

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...

 

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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CareZone Medication App

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GMS Automatic Pill Dispenser

GMS Automatic Pill Dispenser

GreatCall, Lively Mobile Plus

Lively Mobile Plus