Technology Adoption by Older Adults Growing, CEA Study Finds

Technology will make it possible for seniors to live independently longer, more safely and in better health than is possible today. That’s key as our population continues to age. But the degree to which they will benefit depends on seniors making technology a fundamental part of their lives, much as younger adults do today. You’ve … Read moreTechnology Adoption by Older Adults Growing, CEA Study Finds

Family Disney Vacation With Seniors – Keep it the Happiest Place On Earth

Planning is a big part of the fun with family vacations, especially when it’s shared. It’s also a key in determining if the vacation will be seen as successful when everyone is back home, especially when traveling with very young and/or elder family members. With summer approaching many of us are planning our summer getaways with … Read moreFamily Disney Vacation With Seniors – Keep it the Happiest Place On Earth

Barriers to Senior Technology Adoption Include Family Caregivers

Technology means more than entertainment to our senior loved ones — it can mean their independence. But they have to be using it! There are more and more seniors adopting technology. But it is enough and could it be more? We can see it everywhere we go. Seniors on smartphones, reading books on their e-readers, … Read moreBarriers to Senior Technology Adoption Include Family Caregivers

Changing Face of Aging and Implications for Family Caregivers

We have heard it time and time again – the silver tsunami has hit the shore! The number of people who are over 65 has hit an all-time high, not just in the United States but globally. They are not just aging but our seniors are changing in many ways. The latest Profile of Older Americans bears … Read moreChanging Face of Aging and Implications for Family Caregivers

A Dozen Tips to Help Your Senior Avoid Falling Victim to Identity Theft

Our senior loved ones are at risk, as are we all, for identity theft. The more they become connected, the greater the chance of having their identity stolen grows. Does this mean we should stop them from getting online and reaping the benefits of technology? Absolutely not! What we need to do is help them … Read moreA Dozen Tips to Help Your Senior Avoid Falling Victim to Identity Theft

Risks and Rewards Await Growing Number of Young Senior Caregivers

Increasing numbers of seniors are entering their golden years needing care by family members to complete even the most basic tasks. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, National Center on Caregiving, in 2012 more than 65 million caregivers provided care to an adult who is ill, disabled or aged. 43.5 million family caregivers provide some level of … Read moreRisks and Rewards Await Growing Number of Young Senior Caregivers

Stop Reduced Mobility from Limiting Senior Loved Ones’ Independence

Most Americans want to stay in their homes as long as possible, even the rest of their lives. In order to age in place successfully, we have to remain independent and capable of caring for ourselves as we grow older. There are many lifestyle changes our senior loved ones can make as they age so they can maintain the … Read moreStop Reduced Mobility from Limiting Senior Loved Ones’ Independence

Helping Seniors Fall in Love with Tech Devices That Change Their Lives

We have done a good job in getting our seniors to accept the latest technology, according to the latest statistics about seniors adopting technology. More than accepting it, many now wonder what they did without it! They have smartphones in their pockets, tablets for their apps and laptops on their dinner table. Now what? If you … Read moreHelping Seniors Fall in Love with Tech Devices That Change Their Lives

When the Nest Egg Cracks: Senior & Family Caregiver Financial Options

Most of us shiver at the thought of retiring without enough money to see us through, not just the everyday needs but also emergencies. Financial issues of our senior loved ones (and our own) cause many a sleepless night for family caregivers. How much is enough to meet their needs? What are the potential costs that … Read moreWhen the Nest Egg Cracks: Senior & Family Caregiver Financial Options