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There's a myth that older adults don't like technology. Nonsense! Let's explore the best apps, websites, gadgets and services for dynamic older women, like us.

1 week ago

7 Ways to Stay Tech-Savvy During the Second Half and Why It Computes

Aging fearlessly in an ever-advancing modern world requires many inputs – a sensible diet, routine physical exercise, medical maintenance and smart financial planning, to name a few. But none of these efforts are successful without a command…

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2 weeks ago

3 Ways Virtual Reality Can Help Dementia Patients

According to a study by the University of Kent in the UK, virtual reality can help people with dementia recall old memories and improve language and reasoning skills often caused by Alzheimer’s. At the SXSW panel in Austin, Texas, researchers…

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1 month ago

2024 Tech Trends – Navigating the Digital World

In the ever-evolving world of technology, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for people of all ages. As we step into 2024, the digital world continues to expand and transform, introducing innovative trends that promise to reshape…

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2 months ago

12 Alexa Skills For Seniors With Dementia

Alexa is an intelligent companion and a great technology to engage senior dementia patients. Alexa is widely used in elderly care communities to keep seniors with dementia entertained, up-to-date, and connected with their family and friends…

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2 months ago

Technology and the Older Person

If you are reading this, I already know one or two things about you. Firstly, that you are (probably) over 60. You are (probably but not necessarily) female, and lastly, that you at least have some grip on technology. We’re online after all, and a lot of us…

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3 months ago

Insights on Navigating the Digital Age: A Reflection on Loss, Tradition, and Connecting Beyond Screens

As part of my usual workday, I always check in on the Help a Reporter Out (HARO) website to see if I can contribute to story queries posted by reporters that are within my wheelhouse as a life coach and freelance digital content creator…

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3 months ago

7 Best Apps for Dementia Patients

Smartphones and tablets can be incredibly beneficial for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients if they are loaded with the right apps. Progression of dementia cannot be stopped, but technology can help with memory training and entertainment…

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3 months ago

Technology Tales – the Continuous Glucose Monitor

In the realm of health and wellness, new tech is always emerging to provide insight into our inner workings. One such innovation that has gained popularity, and some controversy, is the continuous glucose monitor (CGM)…

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4 months ago

Top 10 Android Apps for The Hearing Impaired

According to the National Institute on Aging, approximately one in three people between 65 and 74 years old has hearing loss, while 50% of those 75 years and older have an age-related hearing impairment. Senior citizens face unique healthcare…

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4 months ago

Is YouTube Among Your Favorite Pastimes?

YouTube launched in 2005 and has since become the fastest growing social media platform. According to YouTube, they have over 2.5 billion users every month and over 1 billion hours of YouTube videos are watched a day…

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