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Some Unknown facts on How Seniors Use Technology

There is a lot of research data that shows older adults are embracing technology, but here are some unknown facts on how seniors are using technology! Seniors are embracing technology - but are they using it frustration-free? A recent…
Staying Healthy with Alexa
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How to Stay Healthy with your Amazon Echo

While Alexa is not a doctor and can't physically examine you personally, it may use the web and its smarts to help give you a diagnosis based on the condition you've described. Let alone, you could prevent that dreaded copay and doctor…
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How technology can help dementia patients

Dementia can be frightening and challenging for family caregivers, as per AARP, one of the most common safety concerns for people with dementia is that they will leave the house and get lost. Anyone who has memory problems and is able to…
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How to Protect Deadly Older Adult Falls

The rate of deaths after falls is rising for people over 75, a new study shows. But falls are avoidable for most seniors. We have some tips. As the population ages, the number of older Americans who died following a fall is rising. A…
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The Next Big Thing in Aging In Place

Your end-of-life caregiver may be a robot — why that might not be such a bad thing! For 40 years, Victoria and Kelly have lived in their suburban home. The house is where they’ve collected a lifetime of memories. Every square foot of…
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Doctors can now call Uber for patients, ditching taxi vouchers

The ride-hailing company Thursday announced the launch of Uber Health, a desktop platform for healthcare providers that allows doctors to provide rides for patients who might otherwise miss their appointments because they can't get to them. Uber…
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Microsoft’s new Soundscape iOS app is designed to help the visually impaired navigate cities

  Microsoft has a new app out today called Soundscape that uses 3D audio technology to help map out landmarks and points of interest through audio cues. Soundscape empowers more people to explore the world around them through…
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How the Internet of Things will enable seniors to stay in their homes longer

Ninety percent of adults over the age of 65 report that they would prefer to stay in their current residence as they age. Livability can be optimized through the incorporation of universal design principles. One-third of American households…
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Studies Reveal Adopting Online Technology Links to Better Health Situations for Seniors

Learning, embracing and adopting a new technology is, for some seniors, an extremely daunting task. But logging onto Facebook, Skype, FaceTime, Google Hangouts or perusing the internet can provide seniors with worthwhile health benefits.…
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Your Health is now a number; 42%, $2500?

According to a recent article in the New York Times,  our health status and potential health care expenses can now be determined if we belong to the 42% or 58% of the population. Read here: