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Caring for aging/sick parents

A lot of us in this stage of life (55-70), especially in the 50′s age decade,  have parents that are 80′s or 90′s.  My Dad died at 79 suddenly at Christmas in 2011,  and my Mom just turned 80.  Having had breast cancer surgery and chemo 12 years ago,  for 11 years after that she [&hellip

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Why Twitter for Seniors?

Some of you might ask: Why does Sciddy see the need to “Tweet”?  Isn’t Twitter mostly young people texting meaningless details abut their lives?  Actually,  no.  Although there is doutless some of that to be found on Twitter,  if you use Twitter you only see the Tweets of those who you follow on Twitter (and [&hellip

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Cable Companies Too Big?

The recent news about Comcast seeking approval to buy Time Warner has brought the issue of Cable/Broadband Company monopolies to the fore.  This is an issue that can find strong advocates on both sides of the Democratic/Republican aisle.  The strongest opponents of growing Cable/ISP companies increasing their monopolies are usually also strong advocates of Internet [&hellip

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Mobile tools for older adults after all

Contrary to the idea many have that the older population is not using mobie devices, I noticed at my Mother in law’s 80th birthday, many of her friends who came to the party were sharing grandkid pictures and dog pictures on their smart phones. The use of mobile devices by the older segments of the [&hellip

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Driving Less Risky Than Walking for Seniors

In a recent study conducted by the University of Plymouth in the U.K., it was determined that elderly drivers over 70 were no more likely to die on the road than those in their 20s. They also found that pedestrians over 70 were five times more likely to die from being hit by a car [&hellip

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