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Bridging Generations: How Tech Takes Care of Seniors Now

Bridging Generations: How Tech Takes Care of Seniors Now

Amara Rose July 18, 2017 0

Canada has reached a census milestone: for the first time in history, seniors outnumber the nation’s children. Even more startling: within three years, this will be true worldwide. It’s already old news in Japan,

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Chasing the Carrot: We Catch It In Our Late 60s

Chasing the Carrot: We Catch It In Our Late 60s

Amara Rose July 11, 2017 4

Are you happy? It’s one of life’s perennial questions. The Declaration of Independence promises us the right to pursue happiness, but doesn’t guarantee its attainment. Instead, the Founding Fathers held out a carrot on

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Retirement Wizardry:  Where the Smart Money Meets Reverse Mortgage Magic

Retirement Wizardry: Where the Smart Money Meets Reverse Mortgage Magic

Amara Rose July 5, 2017 2

As 10,000 baby boomers a day turn 65 (a phenomenon that began in 2011 and continues through 2029), retirement savings — or the lack thereof — continues to be grist for financial columnists nationwide.

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I See What You Mean: “Vision”ary Elder Tech

I See What You Mean: “Vision”ary Elder Tech

Amara Rose June 27, 2017 3

Genomics. Virtual symptom trackers. Socially assistive robots. With the average human lifespan now twice what it was just over a century ago, and the elder population exploding, it makes sense that health care disrupting

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Caregiving: Who Will Take Care of Me When I’m Old?

Caregiving: Who Will Take Care of Me When I’m Old?

Amara Rose June 20, 2017 2

Since 1989, eldercare expert Joy Loverde has been promoting the causes, concepts, and needs of an aging population. Author of the forthcoming, Who Will Take Care Of Me When I’m Old? (October 2017) Loverde

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Late-Blooming Genius:  Gut Truth About the “Now” Old Age

Late-Blooming Genius: Gut Truth About the “Now” Old Age

Amara Rose June 6, 2017 4

  It’s a great time to grow old: the discovery of telomerase, the enzyme that replenishes the DNA on our telomeres (the tiny “shoelace caps” that shorten with age), is a massive step forward

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Alive Inside!  The Old, the Young, the Disenfranchised…and Music

Alive Inside! The Old, the Young, the Disenfranchised…and Music

Amara Rose May 23, 2017 0

  The idea for Alive Inside!, a documentary about the effects of music on elders with dementia, began with 94-year-old Henry, who was unresponsive and “had been parked in the hallway of a nursing

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Reimagining Retirement: Encore Careers At Any Age

Reimagining Retirement: Encore Careers At Any Age

Amara Rose May 9, 2017 1

For many people, the seventh and eighth decades of life are a work renaissance, as a recent New York Times piece makes clear. And while older adults, particularly women, do need the money, many

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