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Want to Write Your Life Story? There’s An App For That

By Richard Weijo As children, most of us learn through storytelling.  Stories are an important part of sharing your legacy. So, how do you prefer to tell your story? There are a variety of new apps available for your Apple or Android devices. Each app has features appropriate for...

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Technology Is Going Mobile – But Will Baby Boomers Follow?

Baby boomers are actively connected and using mobile technology. In fact, 87.4% of baby boomers have a mobile device and 64.4% have smartphones. But for organizations and companies that think we are going to use these devices like our kids, that is where there is a disconnect.

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The Cool Mix of Dancing, Seniors and Technology

Exercise – it’s such a well documented benefit to positive aging. And to help support seniors in getting some exercise, a pilot project was launched with Canada’s National Ballet School. Through the use of live video technology, dance classes were filmed and streamed to the small town of Ennismore...

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Hot Topics This Week

At Booming Encore, every day we search the internet and share information and resources that we believe you will find interesting. New technology for aging, napping and Betty White were just some of our trending topics this week. Watch our video to find out more. Also be sure to...

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Home Technology For Aging – Take A Look!

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation has reported that approximately 85% of Canadians over 55 years old would like to stay in their present home for as long as they possibly can. Even if there are changes in their health. With so many people planning on aging in place, the technology sector...

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Technology for Aging – This Could Be A Slippery Slope

When I first started learning about all the new technology that was being designed to support aging I was really quite excited. I knew it was only a matter of time for the technology industry to catch up and help solve some of the challenges that many people and...

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