Month: December 2016

Private Sector Helping Seniors Get Tech Savvy

Young people born into the “wired age” ​take-in computer and tech​ knowledge with the mother’s milk. Older people, ​however, feel left behind as technology, and especially computer​ tech,​ ​develop​s​ at a pace perceived ​by seniors ​as impossible to keep up with. What measures are being taken by the government and the private sector to keep …

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Specific Brain-Training Exercises Can Make a Difference, Study Concludes

According to research presented by scientists at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, not all brain-training products get results. “The mistake some people make is thinking that all brain-training is the same,” said presenter Jerri Edwards, PhD, of the University of South Florida. “Lumping all brain training together is like trying to determine …

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The Magic of Music

Music is a great medium of therapy. It can take us back in time to a place that is filled with beautiful memories and feelings. For the elderly, this is especially good as they are often using therapy to go back to good times, rather than the younger people who visit therapy to revisit bad …

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