In a Woman’s Day article from a couple of years ago, Laurie Pawlik-Kienlen put together a list of 10 things to do to facilitate aging gracefully. She first pointed out that why we are often told that it’s all about genetics, in some cases it is only around 25% connected to what our parents had…

Health issues are of proportionately larger concern to seniors than they are to the rest of the population. Seniors encounter the health care system more frequently, so the pressing issues there affect them more. What are those issues facing all Americans today, but especially the aging population? Shortage of doctors It is believed there is…

Sensors that monitor gait can now be utilized in a home where elderly people live, as a way of predicting falls three weeks before they occur. With this data, medics can see changes which would result in a fall and thus intervene before a potentially lethal fall. Once this is used, scientists belief that it…

Just because you are retired does not mean that you can still “bring home the bacon.” We all know how important it is for us to stay active and engaged in order to live longer, healthier and happier lives, so why not get busy making money? Here are some great ideas for older persons who…

Also referred to as the “Uber economy” or the “sharing economy” the change in how people are getting their services has been significant over the last few years, enhancing the quality of life for many people. In this article, we examine How the On Demand Economy Can Reshape Senior Living. Apart from the fact that…

We all know that happiness is not a result of what we have, but rather our attitude about what we have. While some people reflect on the losses aging inevitably brings, others cling to the many gains growing older adds to one’s life. It’s not hard to see which viewpoint leads to gratitude, which leads…

Historically, robots have been used in many ways to benefit the senior population. Now, another new use is being put to works thanks to the Loomo bot. Last month, developers were approached by Segway Robotics to glean ideas on how the Loomo bot can be beneficial to the elderly population in Singapore. Given that by…

Seniors need to keep their mind and body active to stay happy and healthy. Here are some easy-to-do activities which are sure to bring a smile to any senior you might know, perhaps even yourself! We hear so much about getting exercise, and the good news is you don’t need to move from your chair…

Intuition Robotics recently announced their latest robot that seeks to enhance the quality of life for the elderly population. This AI-based robot companion – ElliQ – is unique in that it “seamlessly enables older adults to use a vast array of technologies, including video chats, online games and social media to connect with families and…

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