Future Of Oakmont (3/1/2019)

Next meeting – Thursday, March 14, 2019

5:30-7:00 PM in Room B in the CAC.

It’s Time to Expand Your Capability to Use Technology to Age in Place

Our next meeting will continue our discussion on what Oakmont residents might consider doing to take advantage of the wealth of emerging technology that will help us “Age in Place”.

Before the regular meeting, we’ll have a short seminar at 5 to introduce the current state of Artificial Intelligence.  Join us for that seminar or at 5:30 for the “Aging in Place” discussion.

OUR Future is NOW

To stay current with technology, now is the time to get started.  Each of us needs a smartphone (iPhone or Android) and the Wifi system to support it.  We need to stretch ourselves to understand and use the capabilities of these smartphones.

“Aging in Place”

Here are some capabilities you might try on your phone – right now!

Your phone has an Emergency Contact and Notification function

You can control your home security system – or install a security camera and sensors

You can set your clock to remind you to take medications

You can keep important information about your health (medications, allergies, etc.)

You can access your personal health record through a medical portal

You can set up your phone to help with vision, hearing, or mobility limitations

Your phone can be a magnifier

Your phone has a flashlight

You can send and receive messages and photos from family and friends (grandchildren!)

You can read a book on your phone

If any of these seem particularly hard to do, email us at futureoakmont@gmail.com!

The Futures Club is working in Special Interest Groups.  There are major topic groups: “Smart Home”, “Smart Devices”, Transportation, and Medical.  There are also background groups: “Artificial Intelligence”, “Privacy vs Personalization”, and “Aging in Place”.  If you’d like to be part of one of these groups, just email us and we’ll get you in touch with the group leader.

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