Social Media’s Surprising Effect on the Elderly

The benefitial relationship between the elderly and social media

Joke all you want about elderly and social media (technology in general even) but don’t discount the potential benefits online social interaction may hold for aging individuals. In fact, social sites like Facebook and Twitter do have measurable effects on your loved one’s mental and physical health. Ask anyone who attempted to get their grandparents […]

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Loss of a Senior’s Driver’s License

A senior's driver's license is their key to the world.

There often comes a time when health or mental issues make it necessary to revoke a senior’s driver’s license. But taking away those car keys or that driver’s license could have a disastrous effect on your loved one’s health. In fact, a new study at Rutgers University shows that losing the ability to drive not […]

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How to Talk to Seniors You Love

How to talk to seniors

There comes a time in everyone’s life when the people who have taken care of us become the ones who need to be cared for. But how do we talk to seniors respectfully and still get the answers we need to help them? It can be uncomfortable carrying on these difficult conversations. We may feel […]

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