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‘Tis The Season To Unplug

‘Tis The Season To Unplug

Posted in Blog, Commentary, Technology

By Susan Williams The holiday celebrations are now well underway and as I walked through the bustling malls or drove past people on the streets I noticed one very similar thing – everyone is plugged into their devices. And this really is not a good thing. There is research...

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Smartphones and Baby Boomers – A Surprising Relationship

Are you under the impression that baby boomers aren’t using smartphones? Then you might be surprised. In a report published by the AARP, they reported that 73% of people aged 50 to 59 and 54% of people aged 60 to 69 all owned smartphones. But not the entire generation of...

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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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