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Online Dating for Seniors


Online dating is arguably the most popular way for seniors to meet someone new. Of the 54 million single people in the United States, 40 million of them have at least tried online dating (according to Statistic Brain.com) Despite this, online dating still carries with it misconceptions about safety, cost, and effectiveness. Here’s a guide […]

Best Android Tablets For Seniors


Seniors appreciate having technology at their fingertips, too – which is why it’s important to know about all of the best Android tablets on the market. Android has been consistently one of the top-rated operating systems because it is easy to use. While there are various versions on the market, each offer the ability to […]

“How Will I Manage?”


Most people anticipate retirement as a time of leisure, when they can take a trip, play golf, embrace a lifelong passion such as music or art, or spend more time in the garden and with the grandkids. But if they’re hurting for money, none of these dreams will be easily realized. A recent study by […]

Android Tablets vs. iOS Tablets for Seniors


Seniors looking for a good tablet computer have plenty of choices when it comes to both versatility and affordability. When it comes to operating systems, the basic choices are Android-supported tablets and tablets supported with Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS. Tablets in each category have different advantages and disadvantages based on personal needs and factors […]

Choosing a Kindle Fire for the Senior in your Life


Reading is a favorite pastime for many people, especially adults and seniors who might happen to have extra time to travel and relax after retirement. But regardless of age, most people appreciate technology that makes doing something you enjoy doing a little more convenient to do. One such innovation is the e-reader. These devices allow […]

The Best Laptops for Seniors in 2015 – 2016 – The Top Laptops for the Elderly


The best part of being retired is that you get to travel more. You can visit family, see places you always dreamed of visiting, or just travel and meet new people. But you still want to be able to keep in touch with family and friends. You also want to be able to share all […]

Best Tablets For Seniors 2015 – 2016 – The Top Tablets for the Elderly


Today’s seniors are more tech savvy than their predecessors. With many people being introduced to computers, laptops and smartphones before they retired, seniors want to keep up with technology in their golden years. This is why tablets are such a popular personal computing device for many seniors. Last year we put together a list of […]

4 Ways To Help Seniors Stay Active During The Winter


One of the biggest challenges that seniors all over face is not so much health, but loneliness and inactivity. I should know, my mom just barely became one a few years ago and one of her biggest complaints is just that. She basically wants more of my time. A lot more. But how do we […]

Top Assisted Living Facilities in North Carolina


Living in North Carolina offers a little of everything, from the coastal towns to the countryside, small hamlets to big cities. Delicious cuisine and southern hospitality, wrapped in a warm, comfortable climate, make North Carolina an optimal place to seek assisted living facilities for yourself or your loved one. Finding quality assisted living in North Carolina […]

Functional Kitchens to Facilitate Fuller Living


Wouldn’t it be great if our increased age had no effect on the ease of living and performing simple tasks? In other words, coping with getting older is enough to handle without the added stresses of having to adapt to physical changes and limitations at the same time. The truth is that although things become […]