The Senior Sing program – was launched by Voices of Canton Inc. and Aultman Generations.  Director of the program John Hayward invited all seniors from Massillon, OH, to enjoy group singing. The program’s motto, ‘You don’t stop singing because you get old. You get old because you stop singing,’ teaches the group that joining in…

Many people find themselves with hearing loss as they age. Luckily, hearing aids are an excellent solution. Unfortunately, aids can be quite expensive, and sometimes even beyond the financial reach of many people. There is a bill now in committee in Congress designed to help people pay for hearing aids. Several organization have been campaigning…

As we just saw, Halloween is a wonderful holiday, especially for youngsters.  But for seniors, it can be somewhat difficult, even traumatic.  There are so many variables:  strangers coming to your door when you live alone and are elderly; being frightened by costumes; not hearing properly what they are saying or just generally not being…

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….

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…

Given that pensioners do not appear to be the highest priority in Tokyo, 70 year old Tasaka Keichi decided to try to make a positive impact on that situation.  Especially given the demographics in Japan, which is encountering a fast-declining birthrate and growing elderly population, rendering it a “super aged” nation (meaning that more than…

Baby Boomers, those people born during the approximately ten years after World War II, are beginning to lose their hold on American elections, as they age and sadly, die. Younger generations are now coming into their own, overtaking the older generations. This conclusion was reached by a senior researcher at the Pew Research Center, Richard…

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