There are many ways we can honor the elderly. The problem today though is that this needs to be learned. In the past, it was a natural part of growing up because of a few reasons: a) how we lived more integrated with our grandparents b) there weren’t so many things distracting us as there…

Since it is so cheap for seniors to enjoy America’s national parks, it is quite surprising more do not take advantage of it. Now would be the time to do so since a warning has been given that the price is going to increase, significantly. According to the AARP, the National Park Service has not…

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…

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…

It turns out that you don’t need to find the fountain of youth to stay young, you just need to look for it. That’s right, traveling is not only one of life’s greatest pleasures, but it keeps our minds and bodies in tip-top shape. As many retirees have discovered, “travel” is the answer to “What…

One would be justified in making the assumption that WeChat – China’s cross-platform and IM application – is mainly used by the millennials. But this video shows that increasing numbers of the senior population are using it. Still, that percentage is very low but if seniors encourage others to use it, it could be a…

Putting his ‘nerd’ qualities to good use for seniors, is Nicholas Roth, founder and creator of Teach All Tech. Understanding the benefits of technology and how it facilitates everyday life activities, Roth is there to help seniors – who often get left behind in the technology sector – take advantage of the latest gadgets. Currently…

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…

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…

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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