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9 Discounts Seniors Get Only If They Know

There are many special discounts that are available to seniors. Retirees are offered discounts at most retailers, restaurants, parks, on public transport and at hotels. But you won’t get these discounts unless YOU ASK for them. Simply ask the question, “Do you offer a senior discount?” and see how much you can save. You’ll be able [...]

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These New Gadgets Could Be Game Changers For Senior Living

A sophisticated depth sensor hanging over the front door of an elderly couple’s home in eastern South Dakota tracks their walking speed and even recognizes if either falls. Inside the home, infrared motion sensors monitor the couple as they move from room to room. Even their mattress is fitted with sensors — one on each [...]

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10 Apps to Help Older Adults Stay Connected to Family & Life

As more seniors than ever before own smartphones, connect to the internet and use social media , they’re exploring a whole new world. Americans age 50 and older are quickly catching up to younger smartphone users, according to the Pew Research Center . About three-quarters   of people age 50 to 64 owned a smartphone last [...]

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Here’s What Social Security Pays the Average American

Hint: It’s hardly a number to write home about. Maurie Backman (TMFBookNerd) Jul 31, 2017 at 7:01AM It’s no secret that countless Americans rely on Social Security to stay afloat financially in retirement. But an alarming number of workers are placing way too much emphasis on those benefits and aren’t saving on their own.And that’s [...]

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Americans agree on the best way to invest money – but they’re wrong

Emmie Martin Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 | 2:59 PM ET Here’s how young people should invest their first $10,000    Tuesday, 15 Nov 2016 | 10:01 AM ET | 00:53 If you’re saving up for the future, you’re on the right track. But where you put that money matters as much as how much you’re able [...]

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Working Past 70: Americans Can’t Seem to Retire

U.S. seniors are employed at the highest rates in 55 years. By Ben Steverman July 10, 2017, 4:00 AM EDT The Biggest Retirement Mistake People Make More and more Americans are spending their golden years on the job. Almost 19 percent of people 65 or older were working at least part-time in the second quarter of 2017, according [...]

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19 Free Services for Seniors or Their Caregivers

By Tony Rovere, Agingcare.com Most seniors these days are living on limited incomes from sources that may include Social Security, a small pension or maybe some other form of government assistance. With few resources at their disposal, finding services for free or discounted prices is vital. There are likely many of these types of services available [...]

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5 Benefits of Technology to Share with Seniors and Their Caregivers.

Technology has come a long way over the course of older adults’ lifetime. They have witnessed everything from men landing on the moon to dramatic medical advances and the rise of an Internet-dependent society. Seniors also bear witness to the ways technology is changing the face of aging. Impact your clients’ quality of life by [...]

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Cyber Seniors – Over Sixty And Social Media Savvy

At the age of 60 and above, how tech savvy and social media active do you think you will still be? From their genuine innocence and enthusiasm, we’ve all come across clips and photos of seniors trending all over the internet. But what we see online are snippets OF them, not FROM them. Do you [...]

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Technology for 2017

  20 things we don’t do anymore because of technology USA Today – Published 9:27 a.m. ET May 5, 2017 | Updated 10:27 a.m. ET May 5, 2017 See if this sounds familiar: You’re not sure where your U.S. road atlas is or if you even own one. It’s been so long since you licked [...]

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