Topic: Seniors and the Internet


Overcoming an Epidemic of Senior Loneliness

Today, say experts, more older adults are experiencing a sense of isolation—and this is very bad for their health. Here are some tips for staying connected even if we have health challenges.

Social Media Safety for Seniors

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Nextdoor can keep older adults connected with others. But there are some pitfalls to avoid.

Scams Are a Family Caregiver Issue

A growing number of seniors are defrauded by con artists who can rob them—literally—of their quality of life.

Aging & Caregiving in the News

Protecting seniors from a common scam; the growing caregiver burden; study shows generosity grows with age.

Techno-Caregiving: When You're Mom's Help Desk

Does this sound familiar? You went to visit your elderly parents, only to spend hours helping them with computer problems. Here are tips for those finding themselves in this increasingly common caregiver role.

Aging and Caregiving in the News

Super Bowl loss can be hard on the heart; ageism linked to dementia; how well do seniors find healthcare information online?