Taking care of your health and living a healthy lifestyle is something that most responsible adults put serious time and thought into. Eating the right foods, staying physically active, and avoiding unhealthy habits are all smart ways to maximize the chances of living a long and fruitful life. However, there is a great deal of bad information or well-intentioned but poor advice out there.
Technology is moving at an exceedingly rapid pace. It seems as though every year there is a whole new universe of gadgets and computers filling the store shelves and holiday wish lists. However, more important than almost any of those inventions is the continued rapid pace of medical technology, in particular stem cell technology.
One of the best parts of becoming a senior is finally getting the chance to do all of the things you didn’t have time to do during your working years. Some of the more exciting opportunities seniors have these days involve taking the vacations and trips that weren’t feasible while grinding away at the 9 to 5.
Technology has changed dramatically over the last decade. We’ve gone from cell phones that provided basic communication to smartphones with literally millions upon millions of applications (“apps”) available to users. For those of you not familiar with this new technology, an application is a computer program that does one thing and tries to do it well.
For some seniors, even hearing the phrase “social media” might leave them with a just a blank or disinterested look and on their face. For others, it might instill a sense of fear or confusion; they know what it is and that their grandchildren use it, but they have no idea how to use it themselves. This is understandable, since social media was a term that didn’t even exist 15 years ago.