Tag Archives for aging

Seniors Love Social Media

People tell me they’re not on social media. It looks like they better get with the program, according to this Pew Center research: Although online seniors are less likely than other age groups to use social networking sites, adoption rates … Continue reading

05. August 2013 by luke
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Pat Robertson and Alzheimer’s Ethics

Well. Pat Robertson says it’s okay to get a divorce when your spouse has advanced Alzheimer’s disease. (To be fair, he does say there is an obligation to ensure that custodial care is provided.) Now here’s the thing: I appreciate … Continue reading

16. September 2011 by luke
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Age-Segregated Worship On the Way Out?

Here’s an interesting sign of the times: Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale now offers only one service at 10:15 a.m. with, essentially, blended worship – that means no more separation based on age, likes and comfort. For years … Continue reading

08. September 2011 by luke
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How to Boost Your Memory

This is interesting: aging adults can boost their memory just by taking a walk. “With a limited investment of time and effort you can produce fairly dramatic improvements in memory and brain health,” senior researcher Arthur Kramer, of the University … Continue reading

01. February 2011 by luke
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