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ReminX | Reminiscence Therapy Will Help Your Loved Ones - Here's How
Reminiscence Therapy helps individuals with dementia or social isolation through familiar pictures, music, voices and other materials. Its benefits have long been recognized in published studies, but it is labor intensive and repetitive for the caregiver to provide.

ReminX™ uses the scientific principles behind Reminiscence Therapy and helps you to share memories with your loved one. You can make a meaningful difference by simply texting photos and other content from your mobile device. The memories that you provide automatically play on your loved one’s ReminX tablet.
therapy  reminx  aging  consulting  psychiatry  service 
3 days ago by cyberchucktx
The real fountain of youth is hanging out with young people — Quartz
The radical, global movement to get different generations to hang out together
youth  young  age  aging  generational  demographics 
3 days ago by po
Tablet for Seniors | GrandPad
GrandPad® is the smartest, simplest, and safest way to connect seniors with their loved ones so they never miss another memory. Through the free GrandPad companion app and web portal, loved ones can connect to GrandPad's private family network via iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or desktop computer. Family members can even upload photos and adjust settings for the GrandPad user.
aging  senior  tablet  mobile  service 
3 days ago by cyberchucktx
Aging In Place-The Woodlands
"Building a caring community for residents of The Woodlands who want to remain in their homes safely and affordably while maintaining a meaningful lifestyle." Aging in Place–The Woodlands (AIP-TW) is a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt organization designed to provide services to help members to remain in their homes as they grow older. We are patterned after similar successful programs already operating in hundreds of communities around the country and world.
aging  assistedliving  woodlands  texas 
6 days ago by cyberchucktx
Nir Barzilai, M.D. | Albert Einstein College of Medicine
The founding director of the Institute for Aging Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY, is developing a pill against aging.
scientist  aging 
8 days ago by gdw
The video game that helped me understand my grandma's dementia - CNET
Dementia has a way of distancing you from the ones you love. A game called Before I Forget finally helped me see how truly crushing that divide can be.
gamification  game  dementia  aging  medicsl  health 
10 days ago by cyberchucktx
One-third of baby boomers had nothing saved for retirement at age 58
These generation members hold less wealth, are deeper in debt and will face higher expenses than retirees a decade older than them, according to a new report by the Stanford Center on Longevity.
"Boomers who run out of funds towards the end of life will either fall back on children, who by then will be in their 50s and 60s, or the social safety network," said Jialu Streeter, a research scientist at Stanford.
finance  aging  via:ramitsethi 
10 days ago by eaconley
Genetics play less of a role in lifespan than we thought
Nobody is choosing partners based on how long they’ll live. As the authors of the paper sagely note, lifespan “cannot be observed until death, at which point the opportunity to mate has ended.”
science  genetics  aging 
10 days ago by emkay

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