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ActiveProtect Smart Garments to Defend Elderly from Falls (Interview)

ActiveProtect Smart Garments to Defend Elderly from Falls (Interview) | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
ActiveProtect Technologies, a Philadelphia company, is developing novel technology directed towards protecting the elderly from harmful falls. We had the o
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There are new products and innovations everyday to protect the elderly from falls and monitor their health and well being. These garments also work in high risk occupations and sports applications.

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Old Age Happiness Brings One More Journey to Live

Old Age Happiness Brings One More Journey to Live | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
Happiness in old age is just a matter of mind. When you have lived your years, cherished every good and bad things of life and finally find yourself at the stage to conclude life, it still has more journeys to offer.
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These technology relics will make you hug your smartphone - msnNOW

These technology relics will make you hug your smartphone - msnNOW | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
These technology relics will make you hug your smartphone
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THE NOW video — We're not sure if you've heard or not, but nostalgia is in.
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Fujitsu's Senior-Focused Smartphone Is A Thoughtful Use Of ...

Fujitsu's Senior-Focused Smartphone Is A Thoughtful Use Of ... | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
Fujitsu has taken its time launching smartphones outside its home market. It's best known for slick, slender high end smartphones in Japan but has eschew..
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Baby Boomers U. S. (The Blog) » Blog Archive » Baby Boomers Blog Carnival One Hundred Fourtieth Edition

Baby Boomers U. S. (The Blog) » Blog Archive » Baby Boomers Blog Carnival One Hundred Fourtieth Edition | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
Information and Discussions Important to Baby Boomers...
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Seniors’ Adoption of Consumer Electronics – – and Family Members’ Role | Senior Care Corner

Seniors’ Adoption of Consumer Electronics – – and Family Members’ Role | Senior Care Corner | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
While we hear much about seniors' lack of interest in new technology, we're confident seniors will embrace it when they learn the benefits to them.
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Social Media is a Resource for Caregivers. - AgingCare.com

Social Media is a Resource for Caregivers. - AgingCare.com | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
Social media websites and online forums can be great resources for caregivers--helping them cope with stress, giving them community and companionship, and providing them with information so they can take better care of their elderly loved ones.
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Writing an Ethical Will. - AgingCare.com

Writing an Ethical Will. - AgingCare.com | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
An ethical will, also known as a legacy letter, is a way to record and pass on your values, beliefs, faith, life lessons, love and forgiveness.
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Technology is killing us - New York Daily News

Technology is killing us - New York Daily News | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
New York Daily NewsTechnology is killing usNew York Daily NewsAlong with the accelerating pace and touted promises of new technology, doubts begin to emerge. Devices like iPhones embody the claim that high tech empowers and connects us.
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Study: Teens texting more than ever, making calls and hanging out in person less

Study: Teens texting more than ever, making calls and hanging out in person less | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
For those of you with teens of your own, this may not seem like news: According to a new Pew Internet & American Life Project report, teenagers are texting more than ever before at the expense of most other forms of communication.
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How Baby Boomers are Retiring - GovExec.com

How Baby Boomers are Retiring - GovExec.com | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
How Baby Boomers are Retiring
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And now we're beginning to get more information about exactly how baby boomers in particular are faring in their golden years.
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Fujitsu makes 'smart walking stick'

Fujitsu makes 'smart walking stick' | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
A walking stick designed for old people - with built in GPS and a heart monitor - is demonstrated at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
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New technology turns your car into a smartphone accessory | The ...

New technology turns your car into a smartphone accessory | The ... | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
Automobile giants at the world's biggest mobile fair are showing off a new technology that turns a car into a smartphone accessory, allowing a driver to use cutting-edge apps without veering off the road.
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Wireless technology helps you find lost items - Newsday

Wireless technology helps you find lost items - Newsday | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
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What makes the Stick-N-Find practical is a new radio technology known as Bluetooth Low Energy, which drastically reduces the battery power needed to send out a signal.
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Re-Thinking Retirement – 6 Lessons For Marketers « Mature Marketing Matters

Re-Thinking Retirement – 6 Lessons For Marketers « Mature Marketing Matters | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
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LA Times: Grandma on Facebook? Sure, seniors say as they learn ...

LA Times: Grandma on Facebook? Sure, seniors say as they learn ... | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
Coppola said the course fills a need that will grow as baby boomers age, as people live longer and as technology becomes more prevalent in such everyday matters as shopping and communication. “The baby boomers this ...
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Paid Work -- Long Past 65 -- Can Benefit Everyone

Paid Work -- Long Past 65 -- Can Benefit Everyone | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
Founded in 1932, and still a family-run business, Vita began to concentrate 20 years ago on hiring workers nearing -- and even past -- the traditional retirement age of 65. The average age of the 49 current employees is 73 -- a few are over 90.
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Should you retire or 'rewire'? - JSOnline

Should you retire or 'rewire'? - JSOnline | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
As we head into the second decade of the 21st century, the concept of retirement has taken on a whole new meaning for many Americans.
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Caregiver and Aging Parents Survey - AgingCare.com

Caregiver and Aging Parents Survey - AgingCare.com | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
An AgingCare.com survey of family caregivers found that the Internet is the primary way caregivers get support and encouragement.
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Let’s Help Every Senior Make the Most of Technology

Let’s Help Every Senior Make the Most of Technology | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
At the American Society on Aging (ASA) conference in Washington DC, the mantra among many speakers was the same: technology’s role in caregiving is vital, and it’s growing. Experts ag...
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Retire? No thanks, say these baby boomers  | ajc.com

Retire? No thanks, say these baby boomers  | ajc.com | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
As a young man just out of college, Steve Eaton was focused on building a successful marketing career as a company man.
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Seeking Ways to Make Computer Passwords Unnecessary

Seeking Ways to Make Computer Passwords Unnecessary | Retires and Technology | Scoop.it
An end to NewUser123? Researchers are seeking to eliminate the need for computer passwords using software that can recognize you just by the way you type.
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