How many people born between 1945 and 1960 dreamed of one day becoming a rock n’ roll star? Most likely a lot more than actually attained that status in their prime; but like the saying goes: “It’s never too late!”  Now there is a computer game/learning program which will turn anyone with an electric guitar…

Later this week, senior citizens from the Greenville, East North Carolina area will have the opportunity to learn about ways of living longer, healthier and in a better qualitative state via the annual (2017) Healthy Aging and Wellness Expo. This year will be particularly helpful as the event is combined with the Fall Prevention Fair….

About 700 years ago, in circa 1286, some amazing genius in Italy invented eyeglasses. Originally either balanced on the nose or held up in front of the face, basically, aside from adding ear pieces, the technology has barely changed in all those years. Until now. This new design for glasses was developed by Hyosub An….

As we age many people develop health issues which require the regular use of medications. It is not uncommon for people on medication to need to take several types; some for multiple conditions, and others to ease side-effects caused by the medications and their interactions when several types are taken at once. It is easy…

One of the biggest fears of getting older is becoming a burden.  Increasingly in today’s world the elderly want to live independently.  But that doesn’t help their children if they have to worry the whole time. However, today there are developments that are making this possible.  With a new depth sensor that hangs over the…

A new system cleverly pairs physical activity with mental exercise in a safe, enjoyable experience for elders. Especially considered helpful to seniors suffering from dementia, the system is called BikeAround and joins the use of a stationary bicycle with Google Street View to stimulate the memory and pump up the heart and muscles. Here’s how…

The Dental Van Senior Citizen Initiative is seeking to ensure every single person in NYC has access to good dental care. During August, the program – the brainchild of NYU Dentistry – focused on providing assistance to the elderly living in Queens. The Dental Van was stationed in Queens at the Greater Springfield Community Church…

With all the hullabaloo surrounding the benefits and problems associated with the Affordable Health Care Act, also known as Obamacare, many people, especially seniors, are unaware of the benefits they can take advantage of which are contained within the legislation. Older folks in the United States have already saved a bundle on their costs for…

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