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March 10, 2014

Dr. Roger Landry’s Rx for Aging: Live Long, Die Short

…I learned in med school – is wrong. If we are physically active, our brains build new pathways. Third, social engagement. As we age, we tend to become more marginalized….

June 3, 2013

Best Places to Retire Lists: the Best and Worst

…“Best Cities for Retirees,” largely because Social Security and military retirement benefits are tax-free there. “Although warring gangs keep the murder rate high, burglaries and thefts track close to the…

June 4, 2018

Making Friends after 60

focused on making the world a better place. If you have a passion for social issues and want to get involved, the Rotary Club has a process for engagement that…

January 11, 2017

Watch: President Barack Obama’s Farewell Address

…middle-class jobs obsolete. And so we’re going to have to forge a new social compact — to guarantee all our kids the education they need; to give workers the power…

January 17, 2016

Noted Chinese dissident turns 110 — and more from the week online

…both. Compared to control groups, who played games and socialized, the high-challenge seniors ended up with better functioning in memory and processing; some of the gains lasted at least a…

January 23, 2015

How I Created an Instant Social Life Using Meetup

In her Aging With Geekitude series, self-professed “recovering technophobe” Erica Manfred writes about her adventures with technology and shares what she’s learned as she navigates the not-so-scary waters. Everyone…

February 24, 2013

The Oscars Goes Social

Planning to watch the Oscars tonight? Power up your computer or tablet for a parallel experience.   The Oscars by Google   Google has partnered with the 85th Academy Awards…

October 30, 2017

The Village Model: A Neighborly Way to Age in Place

…trusted repair person who services all the village members. And social events keep you all connected. There are over 300 villages now in the US and each is governed by…

August 15, 2018

The latest on new Medicare cards

To prevent fraud and fight identity theft, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has been distributing new Medicare cards that don’t have the beneficiaries’ Social Security numbers on…

April 3, 2016

New housing solution unites youth & seniors + more from the week online

…the Social Security Administration site, and read a detailed explanation, along with advice on how best to implement the strategies and what to do if a Social Security representative tells…

October 11, 2015

Stuntman claims age discrimination, & more from the week online

…Listen to it below or read the transcript here. Social media use surging among seniors Older people still trail behind the rest of the population when it comes to using…

April 9, 2013

Seniors Come Out in Strength Against the Chained CPI

…supporters of several organizations – among them Social Security Works, Democracy for America, National Organization For Women and the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare – will be…

April 29, 2015

Catching Up With Instagram Star Baddie Winkle

…(she started posting just a year ago!), hilarious updates and the cheeky tagline “Stealing your man since 1928,” Baddie had already found social media stardom when LA-based street-fashion brand DimePiece…

March 20, 2019

“Work!” it!

…Googling prospective employees, 70% of employers also scour social media pages such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn before saying those two beautiful words: “You’re Hired.” “It’s important to be social

September 8, 2013

Linky Sunday: Grandparents Day, Facebook under fire, the new ebooks…

…who aren’t ready to call it quits and who do want to start making a difference. Click here to read it. eBooks & social media A fascinating article in Fast…