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Virtual Reality at Your Fingertips: A Simple Guide to Inviting VR Into Your Life

In our previous posts on virtual reality (here and here), we explored the benefits of integrating VR into your life. Reduce anxiety, activate your memory, and check items off your bucket list right from home—the possibilities are endless! Senior living communities across the U.S. (and the globe) are enhancing their residents’ well-being with VR. A [...]

2022-03-06T15:51:33-08:00March 7th, 2022|Senior Health & Wellness, Senior Technology|Comments Off on Virtual Reality at Your Fingertips: A Simple Guide to Inviting VR Into Your Life

Yoga in Fiji? Hike the Grand Canyon? You Can Do it ALL Without Leaving Home

Last month, we shared with you news about the exciting new world of virtual reality (VR) and the numerous health benefits for seniors. But have you considered how VR positively impacts your well-being? Of course, there are many different ways you can use VR to improve your well-being. Whether you’re just having fun inside the [...]

2022-03-06T15:27:39-08:00January 25th, 2022|Senior Health & Wellness, Senior Technology|Comments Off on Yoga in Fiji? Hike the Grand Canyon? You Can Do it ALL Without Leaving Home

4 Ways Virtual Reality Can Improve Your Health and Well-Being After 60

What do you think of when you hear the words “virtual reality”? If it’s a vision of young people wearing headgear and wildly waving their arms around at nothing … well, you’re right. But virtual reality, VR for short, isn’t just for the youngsters anymore. Seniors are experiencing incredibly positive health outcomes with VR! While [...]

2022-03-06T15:27:31-08:00January 3rd, 2022|Senior Health & Wellness, Senior Technology|Comments Off on 4 Ways Virtual Reality Can Improve Your Health and Well-Being After 60

A Senior’s Guide to Creating, Sharing and Gift Shopping with Amazon Lists

The holidays are here and the spirit of giving is upon us! Of course, with family and friends spread out across the country, you might find that deciding on the perfect present is a little difficult. But this is the 21st century, and there’s almost always an online tool. For gift-giving (and receiving!) help, an [...]

2021-12-02T18:37:11-08:00December 3rd, 2021|Senior Technology|Comments Off on A Senior’s Guide to Creating, Sharing and Gift Shopping with Amazon Lists

5 Handy Health and Safety Apps for Seniors

From health and safety apps for seniors to staying in touch with family, the smartphone revolution has reshaped nearly every facet of our lives throughout the last two decades. Where we used to have the Yellow Pages, now we have Google. We used to exchange letters and photos through the mail, now we keep up [...]

2020-09-23T15:52:20-07:00September 23rd, 2020|Senior Health & Wellness, Senior Technology|Comments Off on 5 Handy Health and Safety Apps for Seniors

Telehealth for Seniors: Taking Advantage of the Modern House Call

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed nearly every aspect of our lives, including how we seek medical treatment. Just a few months ago, we could walk into our doctors’ offices, and the only people wearing masks were those in the lab. But those days are over—at least for now. Depending on where you live, you may [...]

2020-09-23T15:04:15-07:00August 11th, 2020|Senior Technology|Comments Off on Telehealth for Seniors: Taking Advantage of the Modern House Call

A Guide to Video Chatting for Seniors

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2020-09-23T15:04:47-07:00August 10th, 2020|Senior Technology|Comments Off on A Guide to Video Chatting for Seniors

How to Make a Google Photo Album

You may not realize this, but if you have a Gmail account, you already have a Google Photos account! Google Photos allows users to organize their photos into albums. These albums can be easily shared with friends and family, downloaded to print and more. Here’s a step-by-step guide for how to make a Google photo [...]

2020-09-23T15:05:06-07:00June 4th, 2020|Senior Technology|Comments Off on How to Make a Google Photo Album

A Guide to Rideshare for Seniors: Part 2

Ever need a ride to the grocery store or a doctor appointment but have trouble finding someone to get you where you need to go? This is a problem many seniors face, especially when they no longer feel comfortable behind the wheel. In big cities, taking a cab or public transportation can be a good [...]

2020-09-23T15:05:22-07:00April 8th, 2020|Senior Technology, Senior Travel|Comments Off on A Guide to Rideshare for Seniors: Part 2

A Guide to Rideshare for Seniors: Part 1

Ridesharing, either for local trips or just running errands, is one of the hottest new trends in transportation. Chances are, you’ve probably taken notice. Whether you’ve heard family talking about ridesharing or saw a car with an “Uber” or “Lyft” light in the window, you’ve seen these new companies around. And you’ve probably been wondering [...]

2020-09-23T15:05:33-07:00March 11th, 2020|Senior Technology, Senior Travel|Comments Off on A Guide to Rideshare for Seniors: Part 1