As people live longer and the over 80 segment of the population grows larger, researchers are beginning to focus on how to improve the lives of these very senior citizens. Scientists at Stanford recently published a piece in the Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences that highlights the real value that information and communication technology can have for people over 80. As people age, they tend to prioritize meaningful interaction with family and friends over other activities. But due to geography or physical limitations, those interactions are challenging for many. Enter social technology, which can allow for intimacy and sharing, despite distance and disability. Read more about this study Here. And for an inspirational story about how one grandfather discovered Instagram as a way to connect with his grandchildren, Read Here.