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Seniors Embracing Technology

Although the learning curve can be challenging and seniors may be late to adopt new technology, more older people are now embracing the digital age. According to Pew Research Center surveys, a clear majority

Tips to Avoid Senior Identity Theft

Seniors who are worried about identity theft have good reason to be nervous. Millions of people across the nation fall victim every year. Senior identity theft is on the rise, placing older adults in

Worried about Alzheimer’s? Get the Facts

If you are worried about Alzheimer’s, you are not alone. In a recent study reported by the Alzheimer’s Association, 3,102 American adults were questioned about their knowledge, experience, and attitudes concerning this disease. Of

Senior Quality of Life: Try Music, Not TV

According to an article presented by NPR, Americans are watching more TV than ever. The average person in the U.S. watches more than five hours a day, and seniors are watching even more TV

Automatic Fall Detection for Seniors on the Go

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a press release with facts revealing that falls are leading cause of death and injury for older adults in the U.S. According to CDC statistics,

Safe Home Tips for Seniors

Baby Boomers are redefining senior living. An increasing number of older adults are choosing to “age in place,” and remain in their own homes. Many seniors choose living on their own to have more

Why Watching the News Could Be Bad for Your Health

We are living in the information age, and while that has its advantages, it also means that we are constantly bombarded with disasters. We hear about shootings, crime, war, terrorism, human rights violations, violence,

Does Avoiding Sugar Lead to Longer Life?

By now, we all know that as Americans we’re consuming much more sugar than we ever have before, but could this excessive sugar consumption actually be shortening our lives? According to the experts, maybe

Worried About Falls? Let’s Talk Technology

Falls are a legitimate concern for senior citizens. According to the National Council on Aging, they are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older people in the U.S. However, suffering a

Safe Independent Living

For many aging seniors, aging in place and continuing to live independently for as long as possible is a high priority. Older adults tend to value their independence, and it can be difficult to

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