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Reader Beware – Separating Fact, Fake and Fiction On the Internet

By Susan Williams There is nothing else in this world that can bring people together so quickly, get them all whipped up into a frenzy and then to only find out that in fact it wasn’t true. So how do we separate what is fact, fake and fiction on the internet?

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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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Technology for Aging – This Could Be A Slippery Slope

By Susan Williams When I first started seeing 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 to help solve some of the challenges that many people...

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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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