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Inspirational Ageing

What products, technologies, services, spaces and groups are inspiring and age-friendly for young and old?

What products, technologies, services, spaces and groups are inspiring and age-friendly for young and old?

How do they help support healthy behaviors and enable people to thrive? Who celebrates ageing and how? How can technology support ageing adults and their caregivers? Where would you like to grow old? Why? What can you do to help older individuals overcome barriers in your community, your circle?

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Health-Lab is a 2,5 year project in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. It’s aim is to establish an environment which supports the creation and implementation of innovative care technologies.

Health-Lab is a 2,5 year project in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. It’s aim is to establish an environment which supports the creation and implementation of innovative care technologies.

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Tenants collectively rent available apartments for collective use.

Tenants collectively rent available apartments for collective use.

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A new startup in San Francisco by a team of designers is providing a shared space for caregivers as they collaborate and tools + apps to streamline the caregiver experience.

What could we do if we focused on building solutions for caregivers?

A new startup in San Francisco by a team of designers is providing a shared space for caregivers as they collaborate and tools + apps to streamline the caregiver experience. What could we do if we focused on building solutions for caregivers?

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Various groups help enable people to thrive by providing music.  Music impacts our memory, mood, and wellbeing.  How can this tool become more powerful?

Various groups help enable people to thrive by providing music. Music impacts our memory, mood, and wellbeing. How can this tool become more powerful?

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This video produced by the fashion blog, The Sartorialist, shows the perfect setting for interactions among generations while giving an appreciative nod towards the idea of graceful aging.

This video produced by the fashion blog, The Sartorialist, shows the perfect setting for interactions among generations while giving an appreciative nod towards the idea of graceful aging.

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Today's article on NPR about a company's innovative approach to engineering and marketing a hearing aid reminds me of my mother's struggle with hearing loss, and the frustrations of dealing with the current range of products.

Today's article on NPR about a company's innovative approach to engineering and marketing a hearing aid reminds me of my mother's struggle with hearing loss, and the frustrations of dealing with the current range of products.

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H. Jackson Brown, Jr. wrote Life's Little Instruction Book originally as a leaving-gift for his son, preparing him for all life's challenges ups and downs. What better way to learn how to live gracefully and happily from the elderly themselves.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr. wrote Life's Little Instruction Book originally as a leaving-gift for his son, preparing him for all life's challenges ups and downs. What better way to learn how to live gracefully and happily from the elderly themselves.

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Regarding communal housing and re-examining the american dream, SANAA's Moriyama houses by Japanese architect, Ryue Nishizawain is the best example we've seen. *Posted on behalf of the Palo Alto OpenIDEO local meet-up. Special thanks to Emily!

Regarding communal housing and re-examining the american dream, SANAA's Moriyama houses by Japanese architect, Ryue Nishizawain is the best example we've seen. *Posted on behalf of the Palo Alto OpenIDEO local meet-up. Special thanks to Emily!

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The Intergenerational School is a successful public charter school
that provides learning opportunism for elementary school children
and adults of various age.

The Intergenerational School is a successful public charter school that provides learning opportunism for elementary school children and adults of various age.

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Telemedicine and Telehealthcare can increase people's independence around their home, reducing the need for expensive care, improving dignity, and hopefully reduce the chance of institutionalisation.

Telemedicine and Telehealthcare can increase people's independence around their home, reducing the need for expensive care, improving dignity, and hopefully reduce the chance of institutionalisation.

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This chap has turned older people's "comfort" items into musical instruments to encourage better participation in music therapy sessions. See the link here:

www.drummingoutdementia.com

Genuinely brilliant - particularly the zimmerframe!

This chap has turned older people's "comfort" items into musical instruments to encourage better participation in music therapy sessions. See the link here: www.drummingoutdementia.com Genuinely brilliant - particularly the zimmerframe!

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NETCOM in Norway is a mobil telephone provider that became popular because a promotion 2for1 on Tuesdays, people buy a ticket and one is free. So they make this publicity bring together generations. Take a look... it is very inspirational ...

NETCOM in Norway is a mobil telephone provider that became popular because a promotion 2for1 on Tuesdays, people buy a ticket and one is free. So they make this publicity bring together generations. Take a look... it is very inspirational ...

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Certain scents have the power to bring back vivid memories. Based on this premise, Smell a Memory personalized fragrance kits now aim to act as memory prompts for Alzheimer’s and dementia sufferers.

Certain scents have the power to bring back vivid memories. Based on this premise, Smell a Memory personalized fragrance kits now aim to act as memory prompts for Alzheimer’s and dementia sufferers.

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“Smell a Memory” kits are a unique innovation that harnesses the power of scent to evoke emotional memories among Alzheimer’s and dementia patients.

“Smell a Memory” kits are a unique innovation that harnesses the power of scent to evoke emotional memories among Alzheimer’s and dementia patients.

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AFriendlyHouse.com is a resource for barrier-free architecture, promoting beautiful, safe homes that support people's changing needs as they age. Find inspiration in case studies, safety checklists and information on livable communities for all ages.

AFriendlyHouse.com is a resource for barrier-free architecture, promoting beautiful, safe homes that support people's changing needs as they age. Find inspiration in case studies, safety checklists and information on livable communities for all ages.

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