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January 23, 2018

Is a Smart Home for You? Here’s What You Told Senior Planet

Years ago, living in a smart, or automated home was the stuff of science fiction, but technology is catching up… ..but would you live in a smart home? Senior Planet…

February 8, 2013

British Nursing Home Investigated for Hiring Hookers

…paper, the Chasely nursing home in Eastbourne has been using a “third-party consultant” to book prostitutes who come to the home at the request of residents. Chaseley’s manager, Sue Wyatt,…

September 11, 2019

Retro fit your home

…a personal home assistant to alleviate stress and worry when living alone. Mylo can sense a fall or cardiac event, check the heart rate, locate his patient within the home

March 20 | 12:30pm1:30pm

LIVE STREAM: Home Internet Access Lecture

…when signing up for home Internet service. You’ll also learn about different discount programs that allow eligible seniors to get home internet at a low price, so you can get…

February 28, 2013

Nursing Homes Still Hotbeds of Abusive Drugging

…can help nursing home staff control agitated or restless patients, observers say. While the problem of antipsychotic abuse in nursing homes has been recognized for decades, increasing evidence shows it’s…

March 15, 2013

Walter Cronkite Envisions the Home of the Future in 1967

…need our homes to provide the highest level of entertainment. The home theater dominates the family room and TV screens are 3D (good guess!). “All at the push of a…

09/13/2019 | 11:30am12:30pm

@ The Center: Home Internet Access Lecture

…you can access it from the comfort of your own home. This lecture goes over basic information you need to know when signing up for home Internet service. You’ll also…

March 9, 2017

“Home/Sick”: A Theater Project Crosses Generations

“Who here has ever been to a political rally or protest?” The cast of “Home/Sick,” a play about the radical student movement of the ’60s, asks the audience this question…

June 23, 2015

A Nursery School and Nursing Home Join Forces

…nursing home. As a film, it’s a tricky venture that could have unpredicted results. After all, this is not just about the coming together of the very old and very…

March 11 | 1:00pm2:15pm

Hands-on Workshop: Get Your Home Summer Ready

…find leaks in your home. Then you’ll be ready to borrow a camera for free from your closest Montgomery County public library branch. Please bring your smartphone to this workshop…

12/20/2019 | 2:00pm3:00pm

Trendy Technology Topics: Home Internet

Broadband, optical, firewall, net neutrality: Are you baffled by the buzzwords of internet access? Which technologies are best for home use and why? Once you have internet access, how do…

June 24, 2015

A Nursery School and Nursing Home Join Forces

…nursing home, has touched a chord and offered a powerful “aha” moment: This experiment in cross-generational living is a genius idea! “Present Perfect” takes us inside the Intergenerational Learning Center,…

July 14, 2013

Linky Sunday: A 114th Birthday in Brooklyn, Older Workers Are Thriving, Quick Home Fixes…

…at home, the way they ask parents if there are guns in the house? The question came up after the author of an academic paper pointed out that older men…

January 14, 2014

WATCH: Mapping a Way Home

…car, somewhere else in India. He was eventually adopted by an Australian family. Twenty-six year later, he found his way home using his computer. It’s rare that a promotional video…

June 8, 2014

WW2 vet escapes from retirement home and heads to France – and more picks from the week online

…retirement home in the British coastal town of Hove – until last week. Now he’s all over the news – he’s the WW2 vet who ran away to France to…