At least when it comes to emojis they are. According to a recent survey undertaken by Great Senior Living of 500 55 and over-year olds, the majority of the elderly know – and make use of – the popular emojis prevalent in our society. Indeed, 86 percent of those surveyed said they had used them…

There is a rumor being spread that seniors do not like, or do not even want, to interface with, high-tech toys like smartphones, laptops or tablets. This general statement is a one-dimensional stereotype of seniors, and should be put to rest for the falsehood that it is. Any senior worth his weight in wisdom will…

Tallahassee senior citizens have been privy to Meals on Wheels now for 46 years. In recognition of this milestone, volunteers from the program recently included members of the Tallahassee Police Department, the Leon County Sheriff’s Office, Leon County Schools and the City Commission in the delivery of over 100 hot nutritious meals. In addition to…

Following research undertaken by academics at NC State University and the UNC University on balance loss, it is possible that elderly people struggling with this issue can now be helped. A system has been devised which can identify and reverse balance deterioration in seniors. Using virtual reality, the researchers were able to recreate the visual…

As one ages, being diagnosed with dementia becomes increasingly likely. As recorded by the Alzheimer’s Association, out of the approximately 5.5 million Americans in 2017 who were diagnosed with dementia, around 5.3 million are 65 and older. As such, different communities are investigating different ways to facilitate those suffering from the disease, and their caretakers….

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