Tag Archives: aging in place

Design Process for Aging in Place, a sneak peek.

Stanford Center on Longevity announced the nine finalists in their 4th annual Design Challenge contest at the end of January under the theme “Innovating Aging in Place”. As usual I researched as best I could and for fun, voted for … Continue reading

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Aging & Longevity & a Phantasmagorical Landscape of Innovation, Part 2

When it comes to technology innovations in a market that addresses the global aging and longevity narrative, one of the first topic areas the mind usually leads to is health care, which in itself is a broad territory; and within … Continue reading

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Stanford Longevity Design Challenge 16/17 – The Finalists.

Innovating Aging in Place. The theme for the 4th  annual Design Challenge at the Stanford Center on Longevity; and the nine finalists were announced last week. This contest is but one of several intersections where technology innovations address the needs … Continue reading

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Single by Choice or Chance: Authors Interview, Part 2

Women – “You’re single, aging and thinking about the future.” So begins the new book, by Jill O’Donnell & Jackie Porter – Single by Choice or Chance (The smart woman’s guide to living longer, better). Rather than a traditional book … Continue reading

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Technology and Aging in Place: Insights,Take 2

Ben was worried. It was 1967. As The Graduate, he was worried about his future. Mr. McGuire had the answer, “Just one word…. Are you listening? … Plastics…. There’s a great future in plastics.” Nearly fifty years later, listening to … Continue reading

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Technology and Aging in Place: Insights,Take 1

As you think about the current cohort of older people, maybe your parents, grandparents or friends much older than you are, who are living in their own home with health and/or mobility issues – aging in place as it were, … Continue reading

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Optimal Aging in Place: What Million$ can do.

“If I had a million dollars… I’d buy you a house… If I had a million dollars… I’d buy you furniture for your house… If I had a million dollars… I’d build a tree fort in your yard…” Ed Robertson, … Continue reading

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Aging in Place. More than tooling around with Apps.

Like most themes around the future of living in a longevity society, aging in place has multiple dimensions; but when I talk about it generally over coffee talk, many people at first hearing the phrase, most often react as if … Continue reading

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Innovating Aging in Place: Stanford Design Challenge 16/17

Once again, the Stanford Center on Longevity has announced its 4th annual Design Challenge with the succinct title – Innovating Aging in Place. This contest has global reach that promotes the entrepreneurial and creative tech-talent of students from around the … Continue reading

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Aging with Foresight & Design Thinking

Foreseeing a future that is already here. If you have not as yet entertained your own thinking as to how your life will play out in a longevity society, there are design thinkers out there doing inspiring things that you … Continue reading

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