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.

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CookStop

 
CookStop
 

CookStop is a safety device intended to prevent unattended stovetop fires on electric ranges..

 

Talking Bible

 
 

The Talking Bible is a battery powered digital player using an MP3 file and is intended for use by low vision persons as well as people of all ages who enjoy hearing the Bible being read aloud. 

 

Bellman Maxi Pro

 
Bellman Maxi Pro
 

Bellman's Maxi Pro Hearing Amplifier uses digital technology intended to help the user hear nearby conversations or enhance hearing cellphone conversations via Bluetooth.

 

Robin Day Clock

 
Robin Day Clock
 

The Robin Day clock is designed to be easy to read with side buttons intended for use by older adults.

 

Yo Link Smart Home Products

 
 Yo Link Smart Home Products
 

Yo Link smart water leak sensors are intended to detect the presence or absence of water in the area where they are installed.

 

Roger On Microphone by Phonak

 
Roger On Microphone by Phonak
 

The Roger On remote directional microphone by Phonak is designed to be placed on a table to hear individuals among a conversation group or remotely to be closer to a sound source.

 

Papa: Family on Demand

 
Papa: Family on Demand
 

Papa is an on-demand assistance service and app designed to help people and their family members stay independent while living at home.

 

VoiceBooster Voice Amplifier

 
 

VoiceBooster is a small portable amplifier with a microphone and charger.

 

 

Recently Discussed by the Longevity Explorers

CookStop

 
CookStop
 

CookStop is a safety device intended to prevent unattended stovetop fires on electric ranges..

 

Bellman Maxi Pro

 
Bellman Maxi Pro
 

Bellman's Maxi Pro Hearing Amplifier uses digital technology intended to help the user hear nearby conversations or enhance hearing cellphone conversations via Bluetooth.

 

Talking Bible

 
 

The Talking Bible is a battery powered digital player using an MP3 file and is intended for use by low vision persons as well as people of all ages who enjoy hearing the Bible being read aloud. 

 

GrandPad: Purpose-built Tablet

 
GrandPad: Purpose-built Tablet
 

GrandPad is a simple and secure tablet computer and a managed service that digitally connects an older adult to their family and friends. They can easily view family photos and videos, play games, check weather, listen to music, send voice emails, make phone calls, video chat, and more.

 

Pocketalker personal amplifier

 
 

This is a personal sound amplifier. Not a hearing aid. However we are told it works rather well for participating in a group converation.

 

 

Roger On Microphone by Phonak

 
Roger On Microphone by Phonak
 

The Roger On remote directional microphone by Phonak is designed to be placed on a table to hear individuals among a conversation group or remotely to be closer to a sound source.

 

Robin Day Clock

 
Robin Day Clock
 

The Robin Day clock is designed to be easy to read with side buttons intended for use by older adults.

 

Bose SoundControl Hearing Aids

 
Bose SoundControl Hearing Aids
 

Bose SoundControl Hearing Aids, when used with the Bose Hear app, are intended to adjust the audio signal to the needs of the user. These are OTC hearing aids that do not require an audiologist fitting.

 

 

 

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Philips Lifeline, GoSafe 2

Philips Lifeline GoSafe 2