Seniors and Technology

Seniors Guide to Technology: Tools to Help Keep you Safe

Like so many other things, the shutdowns, lockdowns and extensive sheltering-in-place of COVID-19 had a dramatic impact on use of technology – especially in the aging in place sector, for consumers and their caregivers. That explosion in usage has not gone unnoticed by industry analysts:...

Fall Prevention

September: Focus on Fall Prevention

Each September, the National Council on Aging (NCOA) works to raise awareness around the prevalence of falls among older adults, along with tips, tools and resources to prevent falls from happening – a goal more important this year than ever before, as many experts fear...

Warm Weather Safety

Beat the Heat: 5 Tips for Warm-Weather Safety

Most of us have had the experience of underestimating the impact of heat: maybe you decided to go for a walk or work in the garden on a hot summer day, and suddenly felt dizzy or weak. Being hot for too long can cause several...

Health Update: Going Back to the Doctor’s Office

Health Update: Going Back to the Doctor’s Office

At the height of the pandemic, we watched as restaurants, malls, airports and other public spaces all became part of “The Great Empty.” And though hospitals and doctors’ offices were full, they were filled almost exclusively with COVID-19 patients. Understandably, elective surgeries and preventive care...

Summer Travel

The Post-pandemic Summer – We’re Traveling Again!

For older adults who are vaccinated – now at 79% for those age 65 and up – this summer is a license to travel, and many are hitting the open road, hoping the pandemic is now in the (metaphorical) rearview mirror. “The vaccine for them...

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