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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Trelawear: Medical Alert Meets Jewelry
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
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.
MIT Open Style Lab
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.
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Jitterbug Smart & Jitterbug Flip 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...
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.
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...
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