5 Most Important Devices for Seniors

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The market for wearable medical devices is becoming one of the fastest-growing in the consumer electronics segment. This is due to the increasing role of "age-appropriate" users in the economy and concern for improving their quality of life. "Snob" studied this and other types of modern gadgets, which are difficult for older people to do without. Most gadget manufacturers see as their main target audience people under 30, technologically advanced and ready to experiment with new devices and technologies, but older people often turn out to be an equally, if not more, attractive target audience. In the U.S., for example,

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3 Easy Tricks to Read and Assimilate Text Faster for Seniors

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It’s highly likely that you don’t remember how you learned to read as a child. However, the way you learned how to read as a child has little relevance to how we should learn how to read as seniors. While the slow process full of methods may work for young people who are trying to understand the basics of words and structure of different sentences, adults who need lots of information to process in a couple of seconds need an entirely different reading method. Learning how to read and assimilate text is one of the best skills that you should

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Ways to Adjust to a New City

Are you starting over in a new city where you don't know anyone? Or thinking about making a move? Or maybe you've just moved to an independent living facility and know very few residents. I found an article on Livability and wanted to share a few great tips if you plan to make a move to a new city in the future. A few years back I made a move and glad for it. It was definitely life-changing and, rarely, disappointing - and it's something everyone should do at least once. After the move, it took a while to adjust

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What to Know About Landlords

A reader requests, "Many retirees opt to sell their homes and rent apartments.  It would be great to see something about dealing effectively with landlords as we age, particularly when it comes to important maintenance and safety issues.  Many owner landlords are reluctant to spend money or manpower on maintenance; and don't always take service requests or complaints submitted by older renters seriously and/or do not respond in a timely manner. And many seniors are reluctant to report or assert themselves for fear of reprisal or confrontational situations. Perhaps this falls somewhere under the "elder law" category?" Drive out rent

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Guide for Seniors: How To Earn Money by Writing Essays Online

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Having an additional source of income is great, especially if you’re a senior student. Many students need extra money while in college or university, and the main reason is that tuition costs constantly grow. At the same time, there are many talented students who enjoy writing essays and other academic papers, unlike some of their peers. If you’re one of those students who never have any problems with writing tasks, then writing essays for money can be a great idea. You can earn money by writing academic papers, but how much money you make depends on you. You may become

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10 Enjoyable Activities for Seniors with Limited Mobility

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The majority of seniors lose mobility due to conditions like serious joint pain, stroke, or injuries from falls. At the point when this occurs, leisure activities and exercises that they used to appreciate may become troublesome. Loss of mobility for seniors doesn’t always equate to the completion of fun occasions. There are several great ways to have fun without having to move around. In this article, we have compiled ten enjoyable activities for seniors with limited mobility. You’ll probably discover something that suits you after reading this article. Let’s get started! 1.    Read Reading is one of the best activities

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5 Strategies for Helping Seniors with Technology

5 Strategies for Helping Seniors with Technology

These days, digital devices are an essential part of almost everybody’s life. With a smartphone in every pocket, a tablet in every living room, and computers powering seemingly every business on the planet, it’s clear we’re living in a digital world. But for many seniors — even those who are used to some older technologies — the rate of change in modern technology is too much, too fast.  5 Strategies for Helping Seniors with Technology That can make it tough to teach seniors how to use new phones, new computers, and the array of apps and services that might improve

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