It’s National Family Caregivers Month. 75% of caregivers also work full-time. This November 4th Clubhouse session generated a great discussion and list of service companies, community-based orgs, start-ups and more. The Rethinking Aging Club has been pleased to host topics related to products and … [Read more...] about Caregiver Resources Rethinking Aging Club Nov 4 Discussion
Technology, Housing and Services for Older Adults
Boomers are the Sandwich Generation. We have become the tech help desk for older adults in our family. Many of us are involved directly or through a facility with caregiving. We will continue to research and share with you particular resources that help boomers help their senior family members.
We also provide information for professionals in the industry of aging.
A continuing feature of Boomer Tech Talk is supporting adult children in discovering and evaluating what technology has to offer them as they endeavor to support parents facing aging challenges including aging in place. The Technology and Aging Peer Group trends and opportunities discussion … [Read more...] about Technology and Aging Peer Group Discussion AiA19
Robert (Bob) Kramer has many important things to say about the future of "seniors housing". The current role of the boomer in this arena is often recent or current experience choosing and managing their parents' assisted living facility residence. Not that long from now, we boomers will be making … [Read more...] about Robert Kramer NIC Founder Advice to Boomers and Seniors Housing Insights
Silvia Vergani, Director of Design Research for IDEO and co-lead of IDEO Health and Wellness practice, presented at the What's Next Boomer Business Summit March 28, 2018 in San Francisco in an excellent featured analyst session called: Play, Sensuality and Fear: Designing Human Centered Solutions … [Read more...] about IDEO Design Tips for Entrepreneurs in the Aging Space
Stephen Ewell, Executive Director, Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Foundation Interviewed by Linda Sherman, Managing Editor, Boomer Tech Talk Filmed at the American Society on Aging (ASA) annual Aging in America conference (AiA18) in San Francisco March 26, 2018 Steve Ewell spoke at the … [Read more...] about CTA Foundation: Accessible Tech for Older Adults & Disabilities, and CES Insights
Please enjoy Bill Hall, President, IPSOS Healthcare Japan and Chairman, IPSOS Business Consulting Japan being interviewed by Kyle Springer of Perth USAsia Centre Perspectives podcast on: Japan the Aging Society and Test Market for the Future. The interview discusses aging demographics, progress with … [Read more...] about Bill Hall on Japan the Aging Society and Test Market for the Future
National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP) by NORC at the University of Chicago Linda Sherman, Boomer Tech Talk, interviewer Louise Hawkley, Ph.D, Senior Research Scientist Jen Hanis-Martin, Ph.D, Research Scientist NORC at the University of Chicago NSHAP had an exhibitor … [Read more...] about NORC NSHAP Research Funded by National Institute on Aging
As we saw in the Aging in America 2018 session on How to Reduce Senior Bullying, the topic of distressing and harmful interactions between older adults is of keen interest to professionals in the field of aging. Dr. Eilon Caspi presented a very relevant poster during the Aging in America … [Read more...] about Prevention of Distressing and Harmful Resident-to-Resident Interactions in Dementia in Long-Term Care Homes
Bullying Elimination Training Program for Staff and Older Adults Aging in America 2018 conference hosted by American Society on Aging. Session 2pm March 29, Golden Gate 6, Hilton Union Square, SF Patrick Arbore, EdD Director and Founder, CESP and Grief Related Services, Institute on … [Read more...] about How to Reduce Bullying Between Older Adults AiA18 Conference
A tablet can enhance the quality of life for many elderly people, especially those who are limited in their mobility or are residing in a group-home or other assisted living environment. I purchased and set up an iPad for my 90 year old father who loves to use the tablet and apps to watch videos, … [Read more...] about How to Set Up an iPad for Elderly Use