Chit Chat: What Are Your Video Connection Options?
April 22, 2020
Technology has always been a mixed-blessing for older adults. Not having grown up with the skills or familiarity that younger people have, there always feels like the need to play catch-up with the salient terms and technology, not to mention the intimidation and isolation one feels when everyone else seems…
Mind Over Madness: Taking Up A Yoga Practice During The Pandemic
April 22, 2020
You’re not alone if you’ve reached the point in your quarantine where you’re beginning to feel a bit crazy. The news continues to be somber, the uncertainty hasn’t ceased and the summer is approaching- but you’re likely to spend much of your time indoors if the coronavirus has its way….
Pill Popping: Technology Assists To Track Your Medications
November 20, 2019
For anyone who’s tried, you know that managing multiple medications on a daily basis is no picnic. Just trying to remember to take your medications, let alone managing the dosages, can be a challenge, especially for those suffering from multiple chronic illnesses or with diminished cognitive capacity. And for your…
A Lot Or A Little: What’s Your Skin Care Approach?
August 21, 2019
By the time you reach a certain age, you may think you have it figured out: what you need to do to keep your skin clean, clear and fresh, if not exactly “youthful.” But in fact, technology seems to be one step ahead of us all, and now, with the…
On Your Feet: Care And Comfort When Choosing Your Shoes
June 12, 2019
With the approach of summer, many of us are thrilled to finally have our feet unshackled- whether in sandals or flip flops or even barefoot on the beach. Yet according to podiatrists, none of these choices are good for older feet, which need protection from trauma and require support due…
Tech Pet: High Tech Robots In Place Of Real Living Pets
May 19, 2019
Those of us grew up during the early days of television probably remember Robby The Robot or the robot B-9 from “Lost in Space” – large, clunky machines that possessed some primitive human characteristics. But today’s robots, particularly those that mimic animals, are sophisticated machines with qualities and responses that…