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Drone Medication Deliveries for Seniors

Drone medication deliveries to seniors
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Drone Medication Deliveries for Seniors 

Drones are everywhere these days. Mostly they’re used for good. Drones help find lost children and hikers. They detect bombs in war zones and save lives. On the other hand, they invade people’s privacy. Sometimes they endanger planes by flying too closely. But there’s a…

Seniors Return to Workforce
Money

Three Ways Seniors Can Return to the Workforce 

For many seniors, working past retirement is a very compelling idea. Working post-retirement, especially in light of COVID-19’s effect on the financial markets, may help circumvent financial worries. Seniors who return to the workforce can alleviate the boredom and loneliness that sometimes come with retirement….

Pickleball for seniors
Health

Pickle! 

Have you heard of pickleball? If you haven’t, you will. It’s the fastest-growing recreational sport in America, according to a report by the Sports & Fitness Industry Association. As of 2019, more than three million Americans are playing the game, a crazy combination of tennis,…

Senior health for 2020
Health

Senior Health: Resolutions for Better Health 

It’s the new year and we all know what that means: resolutions we make with the best of intentions but rarely keep. Sure, we all want better health. In fact, I don’t know anyone who doesn’t want to: Lose weight Exercise more Eat healthier Get…

Random Thoughts

Rumor Has It 

Martha Stewart, master of cooking, gardening, home décor and crafts, may be bedding down with the world of Assisted Living. The company that owns the Martha Stewart Living brand, Marquee Brands, recently announced it’s partnering with other firms to develop real estate projects. The company…

Health

You Gotta Laugh 

Getting older is scary. People start talking about their aches, pains, operations and surgeries. Birthdays come and go – some celebrated, some not so much. And as we get older, so do our parents. It can be hard to watch them adapt to walkers and…

Nettie the Joy For All Cat
Health, Tech

Nettie, the Joyful Cat 

One of the best presents we ever gave my mom was an electronic cat. Officially known as the Joy for All cat, it is incredibly lifelike. My mom was a lifelong cat lover, and we always had cats when I was growing up. But when…

Senior Tech, Tech

Tech for Seniors: Virtual Reality 

Seniors with smart phones and iPads. Seniors on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. No doubt, older adults are getting hipper by the day. Could virtual reality for seniors be the next big thing? Virtual reality for entertainment and education has been around for years. Anyone who’s…

Baby boomers who live alone face increased health risks.
Health, Senior Housing

Baby Boomers and Loneliness 

Baby boomers who live alone may be putting their health at risk. According to a recent article on Baby Boomers and loneliness in the Wall Street Journal, roughly one in 11 people age 50 and older lives alone without a spouse, partner, child or roommate....
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