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The New Norm | Video Chat Tips For Seniors
Jun08

The New Norm | Video Chat Tips For Seniors

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we go about our everyday lives. From social distancing guidelines to quarantining entire counties, we’re finding ourselves often isolated for those who mean the most to us. We’re specifically seeing this in the senior community. We know that seniors are especially susceptible to the coronavirus, which is why the majority of senior care facilities are not allowing visitors...

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Technology for Seniors: How to Stay in Touch
Sep23

Technology for Seniors: How to Stay in Touch

You may have heard people say, “It’s so easy to stay in touch nowadays!” However, staying in touch is not easy unless you know how to do it. Studies show that seniors who stay in touch with their loved ones live healthier and happier lives. Spending quality time with loved ones is always important and beneficial, but sometimes it’s just not possible. You and your loved ones might be too busy to visit each other, so it’s...

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Best Apps for Seniors in 2018
Dec18

Best Apps for Seniors in 2018

Today, people young and old know the constant glow of smartphones – each with apps used for just about anything you can think of! If there’s one thing we’ll only see more of, it’s software for the ever-increasing range of mobile devices available to consumers. In all honesty, there are way too many apps to even keep track of, yet some are absolutely essential for smartphone-wielding seniors to install! No matter your interests...

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Genealogy Research for Seniors
Aug25

Genealogy Research for Seniors

As one of the most intimate parts of our being, human DNA can provide an incredible amount of insight. As microscopic as it is, the chemicals encoded in each of our cells contain information that can tell us about where our ancestors lived in the past, what health risks we may face, and even the percentage of Neanderthal DNA we’ve inherited! Although ‘recreational genomics’ is by no means the most accurate way of learning about your...

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Apps for Caregivers
Aug16

Apps for Caregivers

Caregiving is a stressful job. For someone who is the sole caregiver of an adult, family caregiving can be physically and emotionally draining. This is especially true for someone who also has his or her own family to take care of. With the current caregiver shortage, caregivers need all the help that they can get. Luckily, the digital age has created multiple apps for caregivers to use to make their lives easier. In this blog post,...

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Senior Medical Alert Systems | The Basics
Jun14

Senior Medical Alert Systems | The Basics

We’ve all seen the television commercials for systems like LifeAlert and other senior medical alert systems — but there are many, many things to consider when it comes time to purchase one. Caregivers, family members, and of course seniors can gain peace of mind using these types of technologies, although it’s all about making sure a loved one’s needs are met in a comprehensive way! You may think: “Oh, we’ll just grab the basic...

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