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May 31, 2015

Harriet Thompson runs another marathon – and more from the week online

…has been turned into a lab where researchers can evaluate technologies for aging in place. From sensors under every floor tile that measure gait, balance and even heart health, to…

May 3, 2019

6 Easy Everyday Routines for Strength

…workshops, trains facilities to implement the program nationwide, and licenses FSMS content to nationwide adaptive computer systems and digital health platforms. Click here to visit Carlucci’s Move Strong website.  …

February 26, 2013

WATCH: Frugal Digital – Tech for the Underserved

…alarm clock into a health-measuring device for community health care workers. Venkatraman calls this “frugal digital.” Watch this inspiring TED video and share your response in the comments area below….

November 1, 2013

Aging With Attitude: 90-Year-Old Runner Lucille Singleton

…Singleton. The South Carolina native worked as a housecleaner, a nanny and a home health care worker before making a career change to construction worker at the tender age of…

October 13, 2013

Linky Sunday: Facebook tweaks privacy, 33% Brits claim age discrimination…

…to read more. Obamacare and you How will the Affordable Health Act help older workers who are not receiving employer supplied insurance or who want to retire early – including…

November 25, 2016

How I Became Obsessed with Finger-Picking Brain Training

…a uke to maintain my cognitive health. Living through my mother’s spiral into the abyss and eventual death from Alzheimer’s Disease scared me into considering the things she did or…

September 3 | 3:00pm4:00pm

@ The Center: My FitnessPal App Lecture

health-related information, and logging meals. You can also use the app to create and save your recipes, and search for new healthy ones. RSVP required. Email rsvp@seniorplanet.org or call 646-590-0615….

August 10, 2014

Honoring a 101-year-old weather observer + more picks from the week online

…thing change, some not so much. Modern Office with Christina Hendricks from Funny Or Die Plus For overall health outcomes, women over 65 need to get their asthma under control….

November 29, 2019

A new way to age in place…digitally.

…there are more people who are over the age of 64 now than under it,” she reports. “Health insurance and other programs don’t cover the cost of house and yard…

March 30, 2018

Senior Artists at MoMA

…suggests prescribing art courses to improve wellbeing; another, the “Creativity & Aging Study,” detailed huge psychological, physical, and emotional health benefits for adults over 65 who participated in weekly art…

April 30 | 6:30pm8:00pm

Learn about diabetes and pre-diabetes

Diabetes is a serious disease that can affect many parts of your body. Over time, it can cause serious health problems like heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, blindness, nerve damage,…

January 1, 2013

2012: The Year Online

…tablet, nearly half are now using our devices for health information or tools. What’s on your Online Top 10 list for 2012? Share your thoughts in the comments box below!…

December 23, 2016

These Tech Products Might Make a Difference for Seniors   

…a study VA researchers were conducting, the VA Palo Alto, Health Care System Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center needed to come up with instructions for a DVD player that…

February 26, 2018

Good news about bad pain

…asking you how bad it is, but how it affects your life. Health care professionals who specialize in treating chronic pain have moved beyond what doctors call a unidimensional evaluation…

December 8, 2013

Linky Sunday: All the news that’s fit to click

…wealth than expected, better health than expected and a greater recognition among employers that older workers have valuable experience to offer. Deloitte’s report finishes with a list of recommendations for…