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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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New Technology Improvements to At-Home Senior Care
Jan20

New Technology Improvements to At-Home Senior Care

Health care is an ever-growing force of improvement, especially when it comes to new at-home care. Technology improvements are entering the everyday lives of millions of people both young and old. More Americans are adopting the use of technology and bringing devices such as smartphones, smart televisions, and wireless voice responders into their homes for personal use. But what can be done with the technological advances to help...

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Social Media for Seniors
Nov28

Social Media for Seniors

When you think about it, ‘social media’ really sort of seems like an oxymoron. How can one be socializing from the comfort of a home computer or smartphone? For people who grew up well before the digital age, a wirelessly connected world may have seemed like the stuff of fantasy. Well, I’m happy to report that we’re living such a science fiction novel today – even if flying cars are still in the works. It...

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